Re: Changes in MIF output in FM 8.0

Subject: Re: Changes in MIF output in FM 8.0
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 17:19:17 -0700

Per Quadralay, ePublisher 9.2 supports only FrameMaker 6.0 through
7.2, you'd need ePub 2008.1 or later for FrameMaker 8.0:

http://www.webworks.com/Technical_Assistance/My_Cases/How_Cases_Work.shtml

Though you might want to consider switching to MIF2Go rather than
upgrading ePublisher. Or just stick with FrameMaker 7.x.

You guys should have hired me, I'd have had this straightened out by now. ;-)

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 3:03 PM, Andrew Dugas<Andrew -dot- Dugas -at- riverbed -dot- com> wrote:
> Yes, but ePub seems to default to the v8 MIF when generating.
>
> Andrew Dugas
> Sr. Writer, Technical Publications
> adugas -at- riverbed -dot- com
> Riverbed Technology
> 199 Fremont St
> San Francisco, CA 94105
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+andrew -dot- dugas=riverbed -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+andrew -dot- dugas=riverbed -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Robert Lauriston
> Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 12:41 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: Changes in MIF output in FM 8.0
>
> Yeah, that's the new Unicode encoding. Is there a "MIF 7" or "MIF Classic" (non-Unicode) choice in the Save As options?
>
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Andrew Dugas<Andrew -dot- Dugas -at- riverbed -dot- com> wrote:
>> We've seen some issues re: character encoding.
>>
>> Right now, we are concerned that the MIF output is different in Frame 8.0, necessitating a character encoding config change in ePub (9.2.x).
>>
>> For example, the copyright symbol is output differently:
>>
>> >From Frame 7 MIF
>>      <String `\xa9  1999-2005 '>
>>
>> >From Frame 7 MIF
>>   <String `© 1999-2005 '>
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References:
Changes in MIF output in FM 8.0: From: Andrew Dugas
Re: Changes in MIF output in FM 8.0: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Changes in MIF output in FM 8.0: From: Andrew Dugas

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