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Re: [whatwg] <font>

From: Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2007 10:19:24 +0200
Message-ID: <46399B0C.3000003@design-noir.de>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
CC: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>, public-html@w3.org, whatwg@lists.whatwg.org

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis schrieb:
> 
> Sander Tekelenburg wrote:
> 
>> And while we add all that presentational HTML to the spec, some 
>> enterprising
>> hacker builds a HTML->PDF converter that has CSS support -- we'll have 
>> a spec
>> allowing things we didn't really want to allow and for which there's 
>> not even
>> a use case anymore.
> 
> Well, PrinceXML does just that:
> 
> http://www.princexml.com/
> 
> http://alistapart.com/articles/boom/
> 
> Unfortunately, there's no free alternative AFAIK.

Gecko 1.9 uses Cairo, which has native PDF support. So a free tool 
shouldn't be too far away, if there's demand for that.

--Dao
Received on Thursday, 3 May 2007 08:19:33 GMT

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