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Adobe's Answer To The Great Disappearing FrameMaker
Subject:Adobe's Answer To The Great Disappearing FrameMaker From:"Steven J. Owens" <puff -at- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 19 May 1999 13:09:01 -0700
Joanne Tait writes:
> I apologize in advance if this is off-topic, but when my company tried to
> order FrameMaker 5.5.X through our usual distributor, they received the
> reply that FM was no longer on the market!!!!! I bought a personal copy
> last summer, but that's like dog-years in this business. Anyone heard any
> gossip (or hard facts even)? Please reply off-list and I'll post a summary
> of opinions and tid-bits later.
I read the above and ducked over to the Framers mailing list to post
my first message in two or three years. It elicited this response from
the "Group Manager, FrameMaker Marketing" at Adbobe:
| From: "B. Mark Hilton" <mhilton -at- Adobe -dot- COM>
| FrameMaker is still being sold, supported, developed, and enhanced by Adobe
| and will be for as long as we can see into the future. I'd appreciate it if
| you could pass my comments on to the list where this subject came up. Also,
| if you know the software distributor who made the statement about FrameMaker
| I'd like their name also.
| > Haven't posted in (quite literally) years, but somebody over on
| > techwr-l just posted to say their software distributor told them Frame
| > was off the market, so I thought I'd check in here on Framers.
| B. Mark Hilton
| Group Manager, FrameMaker Marketing
| Professional Publishing Solutions
| Adobe Systems Incorporated
| mhilton -at- adobe -dot- com