Re: Best Modern Alternative to CHM?

Subject: Re: Best Modern Alternative to CHM?
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: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:36:42 -0700

If it's a client-server application, and the client is a Windows
application, bundle the .chm with the client. Then there's no issue of
opening it across the network.

Note that CHM does in fact open in another application, hh.exe, which
is bundled with Windows.

On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 7:12 AM, Hansen, Keith (Bannockburn)
<Keith -dot- Hansen -at- fiserv -dot- com> wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> Thanks for the thoughtful replies to my question last week. To respond to some of your questions/comments:
> <Is this a client-server application?>
> Yes.
>
> <What's wrong with using a browser? I guess because the app is windows-based, you don't want to open the help in another application.>
> Exactly correct.
>
> Although CHM is dated, it does seem to still fill a niche that no other modern alternative exactly fills!
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