Re: CHMs, DFDs, and TGIF

Subject: Re: CHMs, DFDs, and TGIF
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Dana Worley <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 13:32:20 -0500

> Joe Welinski released his Software User Assistance Tools & Technologies survey this week
> (check out -- lots of other good info in the survey as well). I was surprised
> to see that 7% of the respondents still use some WinHelp. It also makes me happy because I
> have a soft spot in my heart for WinHelp and would hate to see it die :)  (though I've moved
> completely to CHMs).

I think most of us who got our hands filthy in WinHelp have a soft
spot for it. I still love my KayPro II and my Atari 2600 as well. But
I've moved on. I have a XPS laptop running Vista (not upgrading quite
yet - no need) and I have both a Wii and a Xbox 360. And yes, while I
do still turn on the KayPro II and the Atari once in a while, they're
just not practical anymore. Same with WinHelp in many cases.

Bill Swallow

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