[reportlab-users] Python 3.x progress

Dinu Gherman gherman at darwin.in-berlin.de
Wed Dec 4 06:08:35 EST 2013

Andy Robinson:

> Ditto with the autogenerated references you helped to write. These

> things are basically demos, and they use horribly old technology where

> Python has much better solutions now. So it's silly IMHO to do even

> more work to keep them 'as is', and much more fun to try and replace

> them with the best we can.


> As for an extension format: surely these days we should be aiming for simply

> "easy_install pythonpoint"

> which depends on 'reportlab >= 3.0' ?


> Is anything more needed?

For a tool like Pythonpoint that would be ok. For other things like custom paragraph classes or the like, maybe that's not sufficient. I'm reminding people of my pretty dusted experiments with alternative paragraphs:




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