Re: UNIX online help

Subject: Re: UNIX online help
From: David Blyth <dblyth -at- QUALCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 1997 10:46:17 -0700

Sorry, but I forgot to read all my digest messages before responding...

David Young says....

>With the new Help file format, HTML Help, Microsoft plans to support
>viewing on UNIX and even Mac platforms. For further information on HTML
>Help visit their page

IMHO, UNIX developers should stay far away from Microsoft! I'd reverse
the first sentance. That is, Microsoft "plans to support viewing on Mac
platforms and even pretends to support UNIX."

It's not so much the difference in mentalities (vast) so much as that
Microsoft has absolutely no clue about UNIX. Their PC stuff is OK.

Again IMHO, if one wants to go the UNIX HTML help route, Netscape is
best choice.


David (The Man) Blyth
Technical Writer & Web Site Designer
QUALCOMM

The usual disclaimers apply - QUALCOMM isn't that crazy.

Blodo Poa Maximus
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