Bil Kleb wrote:
>  From Tufte's "The Smallest Effective Difference"
> chapter in /Visual Explanations/, I would tone
> down the syntax highlighting contrasts by an
> order of magnitude.

I've never read this book. Can you explain the reasoning behind what you 
suggest in a little more detail?

> Otherwise, quite refreshing.  Thanks for sharing.

Thanks!

> What's the wget or curl command to grab the
> lot so I can stick it on a disc to give to
> some newbies?

It should be available in the Why Ruby project documentation in a little 
bit. I'm waiting on Curt Hibbs to approve it:

http://rubyforge.org/docman/?group_id=251

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John Long
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