[reportlab-users] ReportLab and Zope - Thursday 22nd July, London

Damon Lynch reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Fri, 16 Jul 2004 20:26:42 +1200

Sorry about the delayed reply.

On Fri, 2004-07-16 at 05:22, Chris Withers wrote:
> Damon Lynch wrote:
> > Looks good!  I will not be attending the talk, but if anyone is
> > interested I have some code that combines CMFReportTool, CMFNewsletter,
> > and PortalTransport to allow Plone sites to send e-mail newsletters in
> > PDF format in addition to HTML and text.
> It'd certainly be interesting to see that code... I assume it only uses the 
> non-commercial parts of the ReportLab library?

Uses CMFReportTool, so that should not be a problem.

> > BTW the author of CMFReportTool copied and pasted the entire
> > Paragraph.py and made some minor changes in it for use in CMFReportTool,
> > probably to try to fix bugs.
> Have you got a URL to that file in the public repository?
> (I'm thinking ViewCVS here ;-)


> > I'm not aware that these have been rolled
> > back into the main code.  As a separate issue, the HTML parser in
> > CMFReportTool needs a rewrite.
> Why not just use HTMLParser.py, included in the main python distribution and 
> heavilly used by ZPT?

Good question... you could ask author of CMFReportTool ;)

Best wishes,

> Chris