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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-framers@omsys.com [mailto:owner-framers@omsys.com]On
> Behalf Of Dmitri Yunov
> Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 1999 12:19 PM
> To: Nagai, Paul; framers@omsys.com
> Subject: Re: !!! FrameMaker für Linux !!!
> It is very strange - it was told form Adobe to Framers that
> FrameMaker 6 should be released at  May 2000.
> According to common sense FM 6 should be an "Adobe Unicode
> CoolType" application like InDesign, Acrobat 4, GoLive 4 etc.
> I don't understand wherefore Adobe starts to spend its money for
> hard rewriting of OLD FM 556's code if NOW (evidently) presents the
> beta-testing of FM6 written in NEW code?
> Very peculiary..
> Dmitri Yunov
> yudmi@star.spb.ru

It is not an FM6 beta -- it is FrameMaker 5.5.6 for Linux.  It is a port -
not a rewrite. Much less work.

This is a smart move on Adobe's part -- grab some of the Linux market share
while it's hot, then get people to upgrade in a year or so when the beta
license expires.

Keith Soltys, Technical Writer, Inlogic Software Inc.
ksoltys@inlogic.com, 416-366-2121 ext. 552

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