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Subject:RE: HTML or PDF? From:"Goldstein, Dan" <DGoldstein -at- DeusTech -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 1 Mar 2005 10:02:15 -0500
So the "free" deliverable is just a PDF printed from Word? In that case, you
get what you pay for (unfortunately, so will your users). TANSTAFOH, There
Ain't No Such Thing As Free Online Help.
-- Dan Goldstein (with apologies to Heinlein)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erika Yanovich
> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 4:39 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: RE: HTML or PDF?
> The reason they are cheaper is:
> 1. they take less time to produce
> 2. The price of the upgrade license is lower.
> While the above points are arguable, I've never encountered a
> contractor who actually charges money for delivering PDFs and
> a contractor who does not charge for delivering webhelp (or
> any other format of help), when the source is another format
> (in my case Word).
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