[reportlab-users] Micr font advice in reportlab

Mike Driscoll mike at pythonlibrary.org
Thu May 30 12:27:29 EDT 2013

Hi Dinu,

> Message: 2

> Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 22:12:12 +0200

> From: Dinu Gherman <gherman at darwin.in-berlin.de>

> Subject: Re: [reportlab-users] reportlab-users Digest, Vol 112, Issue

> 14

> To: reportlab-users <reportlab-users at lists2.reportlab.com>

> Message-ID: <0936674A-5435-416F-8063-583B27F83969 at darwin.in-berlin.de>

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> Mike Driscoll:


> > Actually, it is still the funky "P" thing I mentioned earlier, but I

> never received much of a response then. I got one digest that seemed to be

> commenting on someone's answer, but I couldn't find the actual answer.

> Fortunately, at the time, no one at my company cared about the "P", but it

> seems I need to re-implement this after all and now it's important again.


> I'm not sure if you mean these two postings of mine or not:


> http://two.pairlist.net/pipermail/reportlab-users/2013-May/010741.html

> http://two.pairlist.net/pipermail/reportlab-users/2013-May/010742.html


> In any case it looks like using customized fonts like these can easily

> cause hard to find bugs. I'd still prefer using a subset of a widely

> tested font like Code2000 (mentioned in the above postings) even if

> that means using the proper Unicode codes.


> BTW, this problem might become worse in the future with services I've

> discovered recently like http://fontello.com and friends...


> Regards,


> Dinu


> PS: Also, useful subject lines can be, well, pretty useful, at a later

> point of time. ;-)


Yes, that appears to be the ones that weren't delivered to my inbox for
some reason. Also I apologize for the poor subject line. I need to change
from digest to normal mode for receiving emails. Thanks for the hint!

Mike Driscoll

Blog: http://blog.pythonlibrary.org
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