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On 24/11/2009, at 11:35 AM, Seebs <usenet-nospam / seebs.net> wrote:

> Long story short:  I wanted to make pretty-printed stuff.  I have,  
> after
> several hours, gotten something that can produce acceptable output by
> rendering as HTML, which I then run through Firefox -- with five  
> mostly
> undocumented about:config changes and an elaborate printing procedure.
>
> That sucks.
>
> I am looking for the ability to do things that are frankly not much  
> beyond
> trivial HTML type layout -- a little CSS, but nothing past font  
> sizes and
> colors and the like.  What are good choices for PDF or postscript  
> rendering
> from Ruby, if any?  It might be nice to have visibility into  
> rendering at
> the level of "if I render this block of text, how tall does it come  
> out?"
>
> I don't need any graphics past maybe the ability to draw solid- 
> colored boxes
> behind text.
>
> -s
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