RE: RoboHelp vs Flare

Subject: RE: RoboHelp vs Flare
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com>, "laura_johnson -at- agilent -dot- com" <laura_johnson -at- agilent -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 10:40:35 -0800

Rick Stone wrote:

> Hi Laura
>
> I may be mistaken here, but it is my understanding that Flare and
> RoboHelp are two separate products.
>
> Flare is not simply the RoboHelp code base rehashed as you seem to be
> suggesting. If it is, it suffers from the same crufty, hard to enhance
> code, no?

Where did you see that suggestion?

"a reimplementation of RoboHelp, in a sense"
"modernize the architecture and implementation"
"RoboHelp's internals are old, crufty ... whereas Flare is a new architecture"

I see no suggestion in those statements that Flare is "simply the RoboHelp code base rehashed," and certainly no suggestion that they're not two separate products.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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303-903-6372
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Follow-Ups:

References:
RoboHelp vs Flare: From: Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENG2.2)
RE: RoboHelp vs Flare: From: laura_johnson
Re: RoboHelp vs Flare: From: Rick Stone

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