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Re: print html without netscape

It seems to me that you could write a command-line program that links to Mozilla's Gecko rendering engine to render HTML into an in-memory graphics buffer. Then you could dump the bitmap to the printer, or save it as a TIFF file or bitmap EPS file.

I haven't heard of software that does this yet, but I think it would be straightforward to do it. You could even run this from a cron job to spit automatically generated HTML to the printer every hour or day.

It looks like Gecko's home page is at:


Michael D. Crawford
GoingWare Inc. - Expert Software Development and Consulting

     Tilting at Windmills for a Better Tomorrow.

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