[reportlab-users] Use of Image flowable results in AttributeError.

Robin Becker reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Mon, 22 Mar 2004 14:20:29 +0000

In article <f6IGZaAKJuXAFwCH@chamonix.reportlab.co.uk>, Robin Becker
<robin@reportlab.com> writes
>In article <PGECLPOBGNBNKHNAGIJHOECPKIAA.andy@reportlab.com>, Andy
>Robinson <andy@reportlab.com> writes
>>Oh dear.  This getRGBData thing is coming up again and
>>again.  We changed a call to PIL in a way which seemed
>>to work fine for us and which I assumed was always available, 
>>but it seems to break for a lot of other people.
>>Robin, can you check if PIL changed recently in this 
>>regard, and post the results here?   And if there is a
>>version-and-platform-proof way to get pixels out of PIL
>>let's switch to using it...
>>- Andy 
>....there was indeed a change in the way that some PIL things were done,
>but I thought that related only to where the gif color tables were held.
>I've been hacking on this in the recent past and it seems to have broken
>something in our demos as well.
In fact I think the problem is probably caused by people passing 
unicode into places where we expect a string or something with a 'read'
attribute, I found one error related to passing in a file, but I've now
fixed that and am testing for various different image scenarios.
Robin Becker