[Users] Printing html

ratinox at gweep.net ratinox at gweep.net
Thu Oct 11 18:25:59 CEST 2012

On Thu, 11 Oct 2012 11:51:38 -0400
Dan Arico <dan_arico at aricosystems.com> wrote:

> Thanks. That's what I suspected. It would be nice to have a plugin
> that would do the job.

HTML isn't a page layout language. It's a text markup language, which
is a fancy way of saying that it lets you say "make this text bold".
What it won't do (or won't do well) is let you say "and put it at
precisely these coordinates on the page". That's page layout. This is
one of the reasons why no two HTML renderers will do precisely the same
things all the time.

I just noticed that the plugin is irrelevant. Claws Mail does not print
the plugin views. CM sends the HTML part to a perl script called
html2ps with the output piped to the print spooler.

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