Re: FW: ANN: RoboHelp is no longer in development

Subject: Re: FW: ANN: RoboHelp is no longer in development
From: "T.W. Smith" <techwordsmith -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 20:43:41 -0500

Well, I've heard the same.

Just because the product is in maintenance mode doesn't mean it will
suddenly quit working the way it always has. (Look at FrameMaker. <g>)

On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 09:13:01 +1100, Partridge, Robert
<Robert -dot- Partridge -at- au -dot- unisys -dot- com> wrote:
> As seen on the AusTechwriters list... Apologies to Rhonda for forwarding her message without consent...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: austechwriter-bounce -at- freelists -dot- org
> Sent: Tuesday, 22 March 2005 5:33 AM
> Subject: atw: ANN: RoboHelp is no longer in development
> I have just come out of the introductory session at the WritersUA conference (previously WinWriters) where Joe Welinske made the following statements about RoboHelp:
> <quote>
> * The product has been "sunset by Macromedia
> * The development staff is gone
> * It is highly likely that no further development will take place - no new versions
> * RoboHelp will continue to remain the product that it is and people can continue to use it as it is
> * XML, "Longhorn Help" and other developments will eventually make the tool obsolete
> * Other user assistance tools may adjust to import Robohelp native files
> <unquote>


Remember, this is online. Take everything with a mine of salt and a grin.


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