Stefan Schmiedl <s / xss.de> wrote:
 
> FWIW, I'm writing my bills via a YAML-Ruby-Lout-combo.
> 
> Lout is closer to PostScript and does not have some of TeX's more
> awkward parts. And it's *very* small compared to TeX.
> 
> It should be very well suited to your problem.

Thanks! I'd never heard of this, but it does indeed look ideal. My
biggest issue with LaTeX was the awkwardness of mixing in graphics, and
lout looks like it solves that.

martin