Re: CHMs, DFDs, and TGIF

Subject: Re: CHMs, DFDs, and TGIF
From: Wade Courtney <wade -dot- courtney -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 13:47:58 -0800

Yea, but we're talking about on real computers.

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On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 1:40 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 11:09 AM, Combs, Richard
> <richard -dot- combs -at- polycom -dot- com>wrote:
>
> > Ed wrote:
> >
> > > And if people are still using CHM files, which are what, over 10 years
> > old
> >
> > Um, yeah, people working in Windows are still using CHM files.
> >
> >
> >
> Plus, there's a great utility for Mac OSX called Chmox to read Windows
> CHMs.
> I don't know what MS was thinking by deprecating the CHM in favour of
> Windows HTML help. CHMs work great for small help systems. HTML Help, and
> to
> some extent, Eclipse Help Center and AIR, are great for presenting
> standalone web-based help, with an offline cost of about 20MB for a
> run-time
> web server.
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References:
in search for better tools: From: GILLIOTTE Valérie
RE: in search for better tools: From: Mike Hamilton
Re: in search for better tools: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: in search for better tools: From: Ed
Re: in search for better tools: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: in search for better tools: From: Bill Swallow
Re: in search for better tools: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: in search for better tools: From: Ed
CHMs, DFDs, and TGIF: From: Combs, Richard
Re: CHMs, DFDs, and TGIF: From: Tony Chung

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