Re: HTML-based Help?

Subject: Re: HTML-based Help?
From: Chuck Beck <cbeck -at- BGNET -dot- BGSU -dot- EDU>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 1997 09:52:32 -0500

Hi Molly (and everyone else),

Molly wrote:
>Does anyone know of a tool that you can use to create context-sensitive,
>HTML-based online help that is *not* browser dependent?
>I've been reading up on NetHelp, but I'd like to find something similar that
>doesn't require the user to have a particular kind of browser on their system.

I'm just beginning to learn about all this myself, but I just wondered: Have
you considered Java/JavaScript as a possible alternative? I *think* the
potential is there for good context-sensitive browser-independent help systems.

I don't know--any Java/JavaScript gurus out there that can contribute to
this discussion/question?

Chuck Beck
cbeck -at- bgnet -dot- bgsu -dot- edu

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