RE: Robo vs Flare

Subject: RE: Robo vs Flare
From: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
To: Peter Grainge <pgforums -at- gmx -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:24:05 +0000

My comment was not aimed at you in the least, Peter. My last message to you was in thanks for correcting me regarding my inaccurate recollection of the Macromedia+Adobe+RoboHelp debacle. Even though my message was not aimed at you, I am nevertheless sorry that my message made you feel the need to justify your value and contribution to society.

For the record, I see absolutely nothing wrong with making a living out of supporting RoboHelp or any tool or technology. Supporting tools and technology to the end of helping people is what tech writers are all about (as I see it).

What I do strongly object to is when someone who has a deeply vested interest chimes into a debate or discussion without disclosing his or her inability to be objective--and instead pretends to offer objective feedback. To my knowledge, Peter, that was not where you were coming from.


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Subject: Re: Robo vs Flare

If that is aimed at me, I have spent years voluntarily helping people. My income comes from being an employee of a company where I produce online help and other documentation.
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Peter Grainge
www.grainge.org


On Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:55:27 +0100, Porrello, Leonard <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com> wrote:

> "Pretty fast" only if (a), you are a help developer who has made a
> career out of supporting RoboHelp (no need to mention any names of
> people on this list) or (B), you were not a help developer working for
> a startup, who inherited raw content in RoboHelp, needed to acquire a
> HAT, and needed online help and printed documentation ASAP.
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Follow-Ups:

References:
Robo vs Flare: From: Heider, Heidi
RE: Robo vs Flare: From: Porrello, Leonard
Re: Robo vs Flare: From: Rick Stone
Re: Robo vs Flare: From: Kathleen MacDowell
Re: Robo vs Flare: From: Peter Grainge

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