[reportlab-users] Error in pdfmetrics.py trying to register the same encoding twice

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Thu Jul 10 12:25:38 EDT 2008

Matt Folwell wrote:

> There's code in pdfmetrics.py to cope if you try to register two

> identical encodings under the same name, but it doesn't work because

> Encoding.isEqual() doesn't take account of comparing an unfrozen

> encoding with a frozen one. (The vector is converted from a list to a

> tuple)


> Also the wrong error is raised when the encodings are different, because

> the Encoding's Name attribute shouldn't be capitalised.


> The attached patch against subversion head fixes both of these.


> Regards,

> Matt

thanks I'll put it in straight away

Robin Becker

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