[reportlab-users] Support for Pillow? (Was: Moving to Bitbucket, and development roadmap..)
gherman at darwin.in-berlin.de
Tue Mar 19 05:40:04 EDT 2013
Andy Robinson wrote:
> This is likely to be quickly followed by a minor release 2.7, with an
> accumulation of small changes and bug fixes. 2.7 has a certain
> symmetry with Python's own version numbers, so our plan is to make
> this the last release before some bigger rearrangements.
> Afterwards, we hope to 'pull the ladder up' and require Python 2.7 or
> higher, and focus on a substantial cleanup and modernisation of the
> code in the next few months, leading to a 2.7/3.3-compatible branch.
Is there a chance to move away from PIL to Pillow with such a release?
Or is the code already Pillow-ready?
Support for PIL from big Linux distributions seems to fade away, as
they have a viable alternative with Pillow. See this recent article
by Alex Clark: http://aclark.net/blog/2013/03/15/the-story-of-pillow
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