RE: RoboHelp problems...

Subject: RE: RoboHelp problems...
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 11:58:10 -0400

Hi Dana,

Thanks for pointing us to that fascinating AP Blog (which features a
number of TECHWR-Lers -- hi guys). Looks like the jury is still out on
this one, but the host *says* that MS is listening... we shall see.

-- Dan Goldstein

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dana Worley
> Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 11:40 AM
> Subject: RE: RoboHelp problems...
> WinHelp projects can be opened from a network just fine.
> However, while I am a WinHelp advocate :) it can be argued
> that because of their extensive macro capabilities, they can
> open you up to a whole host of vulnerabilities -- the type of
> vulnerabilities that Microsoft addressed with the recent
> changes that affected CHMs.
> There is also the possibility that Microsoft may not support
> WinHelp on the Vista operating system (it is under
> consideration -- see the AP Blog at
>, so I don't think it is a good
> time to be moving existing CHM projects to a legacy help
> system which may not exist on new OSs in a year's time.

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