It has been easy to hack help files for ages and I've never heard of
anyone having a problem.

I think the original idea for standalone EclipseHelp was that it would
be a lightweight format.

On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 10:42 AM, Fei Min Lorente
<feimin.lore...@onsemi.com> wrote:
> Okay, that would explain why no one seems to be using Eclipse Help unless 
> it's an Eclipse product. :-)
>
> We're concerned about the OmniHelp files on the theory that if people can do 
> something, someone will. That could be a completely unfounded concern, so I'm 
> glad to hear opinions to the contrary.
>
> Fei Min
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: robert.lauris...@gmail.com [mailto:robert.lauris...@gmail.com] On 
> Behalf Of Robert Lauriston
> Sent: Friday, November 22, 2013 12:26 PM
> To: Fei Min Lorente; framers@lists.frameusers.com
> Subject: Re: Choosing a Help Format
>
> I agree with Jeremy, standalone EclipseHelp is a huge and complicated 
> distributable. It's not a practical format. I'm not sure if there's a use 
> case where it would make sense.
>
> Why would users mess with your help files?
>
> On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 7:53 AM, Fei Min Lorente <feimin.lore...@onsemi.com> 
> wrote:
>> And we weren't worried about OmniHelp losing files; we are worried about 
>> users going in and messing with them. Is there any way to lock them down?
>>
>> We're very curious about using standalone Eclipse Help; has anyone here used 
>> it for a non-Eclipse-based product? If not, I'll take this question to the 
>> eclipse_tw group.
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