Hello Frameratti,

Remember the old days when we had debates and comparisons between the dreaded 
Word and Frame?  Well, now it seems that the new competitor is Arbortext.  I 
had my manager convinced to switch from Word to FM, even got the ok to build 
the templates (done), when along comes a VP in one of our offshore offices who 
thinks using Arbortext is better and convinces my manager to have us look at it 

I did some digging and found a really old (1999) comparison on Shlomo's 
website.  Nice, but both tools have changed considerably since then and the 
comparison is no longer valid.  Sooo, I am wondering if anyone on the list 
knows of a more recent comparison of the two tools.  Not that I want to go to 
Arbortext, mind you, but I need to check for the boss.

BTW, the company that now owns and markets ArbotText did not invent it (sounds 
familiar, huh).  They came here and made a presentation.  Turns out that the 
GUI is _not_ actually WYSIWYG and they told us that we have to print it to PDF 
to see what the page really looks like.  If that is true, we might be better 
off with Word (if that is possible).  Reminds me of the olden days of man pages 
and troff/nroff on Unix.

Thanks in advance for any help.



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