Re: Absence of FrameMaker from your skill set -- what does it say?

Subject: Re: Absence of FrameMaker from your skill set -- what does it say?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Technical Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2009 11:55:22 -0700

Makes sense to me. Some tools that are in some ways better than XMetal
don't have as many output formats.

At my last job, we were moving to Eclipse, so out-of-the-box support
for generating Eclipse-format help was a big plus. XMetal added that
in 5.0, Madcap Flare still doesn't have it.

On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 10:54 AM, beelia<beelia -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> "In spite of the drawbacks of XMetal, it is one tool that outputs in many
> formats, not two."
>
> I'm confused. Is that what you meant to say?
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