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Subject: Re: Opinions about FM. Any basis in Fact?
From: Dan Emory <danemory@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 5 Dec 1999 14:37:51 -0700 (MST)
Is the "someone" who made those statements named Bill Gates? ============================================================== At 08:09 AM 12/5/99 -0800, Charles Williams wrote: >Hello, > >I have to buy tools for a tech pubs department. I am suggesting that we >buy FM. I use fM and believe it's a very valuable tool. I have heard, >however, these statements from someone who is also involved in tech >pubs. Is there any basis in fact for these opinions? > >* FrameMaker is only used by big companies on the West coast. > >* Large companies are shifting away from Frame, so in a couple years >it's >going to be dead. > >* Print shops don't even know what you're talking about if you mention >FrameMaker. > >* He uses MS Word and claims never to have had a problem with formatting >jumping around on him all the time, like headers and styles. He also >claims >never to have had problems with long documents, as long as 600 pages. He >claims Frame has equal problems. > >* Most of his documentation is going online these days, so Frame isn't >necessary. > >Regards, >Charles Williams > > >-- >Charles Williams, Owner and President >American English Services >PO Box 9413 >Santa Rosa, CA 95405 >Tel/Fax: 707 570 0149 >Mobile: 707 481 0128 > > > > > > >_________________________________________________________________________ > (un)subscribe send an email to majordomo@FrameUsers.com with subject of: > Subscribe: subscribe Framers Unsubscribe: unsubscribe Framers > subscribe digest Framers unsubscribe Framers > > http://www.FrameUsers.com >_________________________________________________________________________ > > ==================== | Nullius in Verba | ==================== Dan Emory, Dan Emory & Associates FrameMaker/FrameMaker+SGML Document Design & Database Publishing Voice/Fax: 949-722-8971 E-Mail: email@example.com 10044 Adams Ave. #208, Huntington Beach, CA 92646 ---Subscribe to the "Free Framers" list by sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org with "subscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. ** To unsubscribe, send a message to email@example.com ** ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. **