[reportlab-users] MediaWiki's "Download as PDF" feature uses ReportLab but has a problem
yaoziyuan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 07:02:31 EST 2012
On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 7:39 PM, Andy Robinson <andy at reportlab.com> wrote:
> On 2 January 2012 11:33, Yao Ziyuan <yaoziyuan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So now I'm confused. Is it MediaWiki's or ReportLab's fault for the
>> line wrapping problem described in the above bug report
> MediaWiki (actually PediaPress.de) decided to use our library a few years ago;
> we did some work to improve inline images to support equations, but
> they did not mention Asian line wrapping at the time and I did not know
> about this limitation.
> I guess they are simply not using our wordwrap=CJK option. Our library
> needs to be told "this is Japanese/Chinese, use a different algorithm";
> it does not auto-detect based on the encoding.
> Also, until some time last year, we could not properly handle mixed text
> in the same sentence. We have improved this now.
Thank you for your explanation. I will copy your explanation to that bug report.
> - Andy
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