[Seaside] newbie questions

Esteban A. Maringolo emaringolo at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 12:40:28 UTC 2007

On Dec 17, 2007 5:56 AM, Avi Bryant <avi at dabbledb.com> wrote:
> On 12/17/07, Micheal Cooper <cooper.me at gmail.com> wrote:

> > I also wonder about document generation. Is there  a PDF or OpenOffice.org
> > document generator that can be used with Seaside apps? My app is a college
> > administration and info management system, and I have to dynamically produce
> > printable documents in both English and Japanese. In fact, everything in the
> > system has to switch between J and E.
> We have a PDF generation system that is external to Seaside/Squeak -
> it takes HTML input and produces very nice PDF output, with settings
> for paper size, page break policies, etc.  We're toying with the idea
> of licensing this to other developers who need a similar capability,
> possibly as a hosted service.

One of the best xml 2 pdf generators around is Prince XML
<http://www.princexml.com/>, from one of the CSS creators and Opera
development leader, Håkon Wium Lie, its ACID2 compliant, and very

Unfortunately it's price is high for super small startups, but if the
volume and quality requires it, it's one, if not the best, solution


Esteban A. Maringolo
eMaringolo at gmail.com

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