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At 09:46 AM 7/21/99 -0400, David Castro wrote:
>Well I never thought I'd see this on the list! I am a technical writer for
>Sterling (formerly Synon), who makes COOL:Plex (formerly Obsydian).
>The included WinHelp-creation tool is pretty rudimentary, and we
>recommend that you use a third-party application. My coworker wrote a
>how to use a third-party tool. I'll make sure that she sees this post, so
>can send you a copy of it.
Small world! I worked for a year and a half on a Synon project that was
going to create a pension management system. Ultimately, the project was
canceled, but I learned a great deal about the system in the meantime.
Before the project was canceled, they were outsourcing part of it to India,
because there weren't enough Synon programmers available in the U.S.
Converting the system to Obsydian was going to be a secondary goal, so they
never got that far, but I would have been interested in seeing what
"UNIX is user friendly. It's just selective about who its friends are."
bjf -at- wavefront -dot- com