RE: FM 5.5 TOCs

Subject: RE: FM 5.5 TOCs
From: "Cassandra Greer" <cassandra -at- greer -dot- de>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 08:09:45 +0200

Forgive me Fred! I assumed too much! And you are absolutely right.

Cass (who just bought a cheap 2.0 version of Indesign for Mac off of Ebay
because of a customer in the dark ages.)

> Not having been a Mac user for a number of years (not since
> the early Power PC Macs), I wasn't sure whether there had
> been a 7.x release for Mac. But the point remains: just
> because Adobe no longer sells new, shrink-wrapped copies
> of FrameMaker for Macintosh doesn't mean that there is no
> possibility of upgrading to something newer than 5.5.6.
> -Fred Ridder

> >
> >Well, gee, there *is* also a 7.1 version for Mac as well and ebay usually
> >has versions of just about anything from time to time (even legal ones ;)
> >
> >Cass :)
> >
> > >
> > > OK, you can't upgrade to the latest verion on your platform. But
> > > there *was* a 6.0 version for the Mac, and it did have a number
> > > of really useful improvements over the 5.x generation. And it's
> > > only a 6-year old version instead of a 9-year old version. I'm sure
> > > there are licenses available on the used market, and if I were you
> > > I'd sure be looking into that.
> > >
> > > -Fred Ridder
> >
> > > >
> > > >I would *love* to upgrade. Unfortunately, Adobe has abandoned
> > > Mac support.
> > > > And I've not found anything to replace FM with, so I'm stuck
> > > in the dark
> > > >ages.


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