[reportlab-users] Has PageCompression changed from RL12 to RL22?
Paolo G. Cantore
paolo.cantore at t-online.de
Sat Oct 25 05:37:52 EDT 2008
I'm the service provider for a globally acting IT system.
Every day we are sending out several thousands of emails with an
PDF documents generated with Reportlab Toolkit (PageCompression enabled).
When I was trying to upgrade from version 1.20 to 2.2 our customers
able to open the documents with Adobe Reader anymore. Only a blank page was
I had to go back to version 1.20 immediately to prevent more complaints.
After a series of tests I found a possible reason. With PageCompression
the whole content of the document was put on a single line (length
But in version 1.20 the compressed content is splitted into lines with a
of 60 characters ending with ^M (x'0d' = carriage return). This worked fine
for all of our customers.
Is my observation correct? Was it intended to change PageCompression
Please let me know.
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