And in addition to John's accurate comments, do you want to bet your job and
company on the first release of a new product (Blaze)?

Or are you just talking about online help delivery with Flare?


On 8/17/06, John Posada <jposada01 at> wrote:
> > Has anyone compared the functionality of Adobe Framemaker 7.2 with
> > Madcap Software's (formerly Robohelp) Flare?
> >
> > I am trying to decide which one to go with for the
> > documentation for my company. Framemaker seems to be the
> > industry standard, but is Flare just as good? Any thoughts?
> Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but the FM functionality in the
> Madcap product is, as of right now, still under very limited alpha
> testing and has not even gone beta yet.
> Besides, and again, correct me, but Madcap's FM-wannabe is going to
> be called Blaze, and I don't know if that's even hit alpha yet.
> So...if you are looking to implement something in the next couple of
> quarters and want FM-type binary files, you're choice may be limited.
> John Posada
> Senior Technical Writer

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