[reportlab-users] fixing bugs in 2.2 / Hyphenation support
Henning von Bargen
henning.vonbargen at arcor.de
Thu Oct 9 13:06:38 EDT 2008
obviously your message didn't make it into the ReportLab users mailing list.
I waited a few days to see if it appears there and maybe someone from the
ReportLab staff answers, but since this was not the case:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Trent W. Buck" <trentbuck at gmail.com>
To: <henning.vonbargen at arcor.de>
Cc: <reportlab-users at reportlab.com>
Sent: Monday, October 06, 2008 11:32 AM
Subject: Re: [reportlab-users] fixing bugs in 2.2 / Hyphenation support
> On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 11:27:02PM +0200, henning.vonbargen at arcor.de
>> It was difficult for me to create a minimal invasive integration of
>> the wordaxe hyphenation library into ReportLab. The best solution I
>> could think of still required a minimal change to rl_codecs.py.
>> ==> It would help a lot if my version of rl_codecs.py could make
>> it into the RL repository. I can hardly imagine how this could
>> break existing code, but who knows... This should be reviewed by ?
>> the RL people.
> This fix has not been integrated into reportlab 2.2. Is there a
> reportlab issue tracker (BTS) that I can use to monitor the status of
> this bug? I could not find any mention of such a thing on
> reportlab.org or www.reportlab.com.
No, there isn't. However, ReportLab has recently announced that there
will be one soon (whatever that means).
> As the soon-to-be Debian maintainer wordaxe, I have configured the
> wordaxe package to automatically replace (cleanly, via diversions)
> reportlab's misbehaving rl_codecs.py with wordaxe's version.
Does this mean Debian is to include wordaxe in their distribution? Cool!
> Attached is a diff between the rl_codecs.py files in RL 2.2 and
> Wordaxe 0.2.6, to demonstrate to lurking reportlab developers just how
> minimal this patch is.
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