Maybe there is somebody out their who can sell Robert their copy of FM 8 via a license transfer and then use that money to buy a new FM 12 license. (Or, better yet, work a swap via license transfer with him. I think he's on FM10.)
Craig > From: david.da...@non.schneider-electric.com > To: email@example.com > Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 02:55:15 -0500 > Subject: RE: FrameMaker 8 to a Newer Version > > Unless you are just using FrameMaker as a hobby, > I would go for the current version (Frame12). > Trying to deliver work on an obsolete unsupported version asking for trouble. > For instance, you might need to open a .fm file from a colleague - and if > that file is from Frames 9, 10, 11 and 12, you can't. > A Microsoft update patch might break something in Frame8, and it won't be > fixed. > And you will also be missing out on various new features (Google "What's New > FrameMaker N" where N = 9 to 12 ;) ) > > David > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Message: 1 > Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 08:21:25 -0700 > From: Robert Lauriston <rob...@lauriston.com> > To: "MacDonald, Helen" <hmacdon...@ptitechnologies.com>, > "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> > Subject: Re: FrameMaker 8 to a Newer Version > Message-ID: > <CAN3Yy4BuJH9keRa0tFi+SZG-hJfMR7=mqqlkbteguwg_oho...@mail.gmail.com> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8 > > I wish I had a copy of FrameMaker 8, it is in many ways superior to later > versions, especially if you prefer keyboard shortcuts to the mouse. Adobe > layered a badly designed UI on top in FM9, the new UI broke a lot of things, > they never fixed them. They've added some useful features but fundamentally > it hasn't changed much since FM8 (which does have Unicode support). > > People are successfully running FM8 on Windows 7, personally I'd try it > before switching to a newer version. > > On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 9:53 AM, MacDonald, Helen > <hmacdon...@ptitechnologies.com> wrote: > > Hi Framers,
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