Re: [Query] The Future of Macromedia/Adobe RoboHelp

Subject: Re: [Query] The Future of Macromedia/Adobe RoboHelp
From: "Ken Munro" <kenmunro -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Clare Turner" <cturner -at- redflex -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 11:49:25 -0400


But is Flare really XML-based?

I was under that impression, but when I spoke with them, they said
they only support XHTML, which is just one XML dialect. It does not
support DITA or Docbook, or any arbitrary DTD.


Ken Munro

On 3/30/06, Clare Turner <cturner -at- redflex -dot- com> wrote:
> This has been a frequent topic here (and pretty much everywhere in the
> industry) for months...the majority of folks who brought us RH are now
> at Madcap Software (, developing Flare. Flare is
> kind of the "next gen" of RH - XML based (vs. HTML for RH). Mike
> Hamilton recently did a very complete presentation on the whole
> RH-Macromedia-Adobe story and demo-ed the new Flare s/w at our local STC
> chapter meeting.

email: kenmunro -at- gmail -dot- com

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