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PIL -> Pillow?
Monday, November 17th 2014 7:05am
Tags: python, code, software

I was pleased to learn that the Python Imaging Library (PIL) has a modernized fork called Pillow.  From the Pillow site:

The fork authors’ goal is to foster active development of PIL through:

This is great news for me, because there are several projects (this site included) that use PIL, and I have been worried about its future.  In addition to the infrequent PIL releases, the lack of Python 3 support in PIL was starting to be a real drag...and it was the main thing that kept some of us on Python 2.7.

So yeah, it's nice to have a path forward...time to embrace the fork and move on.  I will miss the PIL acronym.