RE: Why should I be worried about the merger?

Subject: RE: Why should I be worried about the merger?
From: "Susan Guttman" <Susan -dot- Guttman -at- contactft -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 08:50:23 -0400


There's one point in this that I think the aiee-my-tools-are-falling crowd
may not have thought of: that the team at Madcap, being comprised largely of
ex-RoboHelp geeks, will almost certainly create a tool that a) can do what
RoboHelp does, and b) will probably be able to convert RoboHelp source files
to their format, which would be a relief for all those worried about losing
their work, no? With all of their knowledge of RoboHelp, I frankly can't see
them passing up on conversion unless they're lacking in savvy, which I don't
think they are. It would make their product an instant easy sell, that's for
sure.

I'm betting on a future tool from Madcap that can take RoboHelp files and
produce NewTool output that uses the original templates.* Five bucks! In the
pot!


Bill S. Guttman
*All opinions are mine alone. Mine I tell you! Miiiiine!

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