Interesting you should mention this. I was thinking about combining S5
and Redcloth the other week and did a post on my blog about it, only to
find near the end of writing my post (when I was searching for another
reference site) that you covered something similar with your S9 work
(There is a link back to your slideshow gem at the bottom of the post I
My approach was slightly different, as I was defining slides /
annotations using the RedCloth 4.x custom block tag / formatter system.
For those who are interested, the post is at
I’ve also covered a very basic how to on using LaTeX at
Feel free to link to it if you want (or copy and paste the content).
Unfortunately I need to get round to making a lightweight comment system
on the blog as it’s currently published to static markup (because I
don’t the overhead of Rails. I’ll probably make a Thin Serverlet, or
Camping/Merb system for comments). If anyone wants to give any feedback,
just mail me
On a side note, congrats btw Jason for the 4.0.2 release