RE: Word, MS Binder question

Subject: RE: Word, MS Binder question
From: "Backer, Corinne" <CBacker -at- glhec -dot- org>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 1999 10:26:30 -0600

Ed is right on. Binder is awful. It's unbelievably slow (the kind of slow
where you nod off waiting to open docs), it's unreliable, and no one uses
it, so it's basically an unknown and not well supported.

I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy.

Would your client accept .pdf files instead?

-----Original Message-----
From: Ed Gregory [mailto:edgregory -at- home -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 9:08 AM
Subject: Re: Word, MS Binder question

Binder is a nightmare. Prepare for many crashes.
I just came from a large project where team leadership wanted to try
Binder, event though nobody on the team had any experience with it. It
worked fine in the beginning, but began crashing regularly as documents
were added and edited.
Prepare, also, for an utter lack of documentation and support from

At 03:11 PM 11/3/99 +0200, Pia Teir wrote:
>Has anyone any experience with Microsoft Binder?
>I have a client who wants my FrameMaker files in Word.
>The Frame file is of >130 pages, with lots of pictures and
>tables and I don't want to put them all in one Word file.

Ed Gregory

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