Re: UNIX online help

Subject: Re: UNIX online help
From: Stephen Arrants <arrants -at- BRIGHTWARE -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 1997 10:59:42 -0800

On Thursday, February 06, 1997 9:46 AM, David
Blyth[SMTP:dblyth -at- QUALCOMM -dot- COM] wrote:
> 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.
The best choice for our users/audience, or the best choice for us?

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