Anyone know anything about The Help Factory?

Subject: Anyone know anything about The Help Factory?
From: "Hart, Geoff" <Geoff-H -at- MTL -dot- FERIC -dot- CA>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 15:53:14 -0500


Sharon Burton-Hardin wonders: <<Anyone know anything about The Help Factory?
They are advertising they can take your Word file and, for $30, turn it into
a website with search and an index.>>

Something sure sounds fishy. For that price, it just might be possible to
produce a concordance, but certainly not any kind of decent index, unless
it's a _really_ short file. As for turning it into a Web site, you can do
that yourself simply by selecting "save as HTML" in any version of Word
post-Word 97. I'd look very closely at the details of their service before
assuming they're legit.

--Geoff Hart, geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca
Forest Engineering Research Institute of Canada
580 boul. St-Jean
Pointe-Claire, Que., H9R 3J9 Canada

"Clay is moulded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the
space where there is nothing. Thus, taking advantage of what is, we
recognize the utility of what is not."--Lao Tzu, philosopher (circa 600 BCE)

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