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Subject:RE: Which help module? From:Brent L Jones <bjones -at- VersatileSoftware -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 3 Nov 1999 13:45:27 -0700
Tim Altom wrote on 03 November 1999 12:21:
> If you're asking about a help authoring tool (HAT) I
> recommend ForeHelp.
> Everyone I know using it is happy with it. I'm a believer.
I agree wholeheartedly, as someone who has used both ForeHelp and RoboHelp.
I wonder if Blue Sky is aware how notorious their rapacious, opaque pricing
policies and kamikaze marketing (I know people that have virtually been
*hounded* by BS sales reps!) is becoming amongst doc and help people. Their
product is solid, and all things being equal I would feel comfortable
choosing either ForeHelp or RoboHelp. However, the massively uncool vibes I
felt radiating out from Blue Sky every time I dealt with them during my
latest HAT purchase decision made ForeHelp a very easy call.
P.S. I live in Boulder, Colorado, and thus make all of my important
professional decisions based on how "cool" the vibes I experience are,
matrixed with a karma quotient.
P.P.S. ForeHelp is based here, but I have no relationship of any sort with
them, other than that of satisfied customer.
Brent Jones, Documentation Manager
Versatile Software, Boulder CO
brent -dot- jones -at- versatilesoftware -dot- com