Pillow Moved to python-imaging Organization

This post was originally published here

On 7/30/2010 Pillow, the friendly PIL fork, was released.

Since then, there have been a number of releases:

$ vanity Pillow
           Pillow-1.0.tar.gz     2010-07-31      800
           Pillow-1.1.tar.gz     2010-08-01      652
           Pillow-1.2.tar.gz     2010-08-02    1,987
              Pillow-1.3.zip     2010-11-28      589
              Pillow-1.4.zip     2010-11-28      587
              Pillow-1.5.zip     2010-11-28      876
              Pillow-1.6.zip     2010-12-01    6,706
            Pillow-1.7.0.zip     2011-05-28      678
            Pillow-1.7.1.zip     2011-05-31      663
            Pillow-1.7.2.zip     2011-06-02    3,460
            Pillow-1.7.3.zip     2011-07-21      569
            Pillow-1.7.4.zip     2011-07-21    4,156
            Pillow-1.7.5.zip     2011-09-07   17,429
Pillow-1.7.5-py2.7-win32.egg     2011-09-08      917
Pillow-1.7.5-py2.6-win32.egg     2011-09-08      918
Pillow-1.7.5-py2.5-win32.egg     2011-09-08      516
Pillow-1.7.5-py2.4-win32.egg     2011-09-08      477
            Pillow-1.7.6.zip     2012-01-21    7,401
         Pillow-1.7.6.tar.gz     2012-01-21   10,540
Pillow-1.7.6-py2.7-win32.egg     2012-01-21      632
Pillow-1.7.6-py2.6-win32.egg     2012-01-21      439
Pillow-1.7.6-py2.5-win32.egg     2012-01-21      332
Pillow-1.7.6-py2.4-win32.egg     2012-01-21      336
            Pillow-1.7.7.zip     2012-04-05   28,704
Pillow-1.7.7-py2.7-win32.egg     2012-04-09      716
Pillow-1.7.7-py2.6-win32.egg     2012-04-09      354
Pillow-1.7.7-py2.5-win32.egg     2012-04-09      198
Pillow-1.7.7-py2.4-win32.egg     2012-04-09      201
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Pillow has been downloaded 91,833 times!

Originally, I thought if the fork went nowhere, at least the Plone
community could maintain it for its own needs. However since then, a
number of folks outside the Plone community have taken an interest, so
I’ve decided to move the repository from the Plone collective to a
new organization called python-imaging. With this change, I hope to
gather folks to help develop a Python 3-compat release before PyCon
2013. (There are various PIL forks with Python 3-compat already in
existence, as well as the official PIL 1.2-dev tarball available from
bitbucket, which has some Python 3-compat if I understand correctly.)
The new home for Pillow is:

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