Re: Microsoft dumping WinHelp

Subject: Re: Microsoft dumping WinHelp
From: Jane Bergen <janeb -at- ANSWERSOFT -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 1996 12:55:37 +0000

LaVonna Funkhouser writes
> Now we have a new problem to keep us awake: This news that
> Microsoft is dumping winhelp in favor of help based on HTML.

> If I start a new help project, should I even bother composing it in
> winhelp?

Whaaaaattt!!!??? Can you elaborate a little on this statement,
LaVonna? Where did you hear this? Why are they doing it? When are they
doing it? What exactly does this mean for companies that develop
software for writing help files (Doc-to-Help, RoboHelp, etc.)?

Thanks.

Jane Bergen

"Just when I think I've got the answer, they change the question!"
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Jane Bergen, Technical Writer
janeb -at- answersoft -dot- com or janeb -at- airmail -dot- net
"The difference between the right word and the
almost right word is the difference between lightning
and the lightning bug" (Mark Twain)
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