On behalf of Adobe and without getting into details (sorry),
let me assure you that the next version of FrameMaker is
under active development.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rebecca.L.Frasure at aphis.usda.gov
> Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 3:39 AM
> To: framers at frameusers.com
> Subject: Replacing Framemaker
> Someone left on my desk (presumably to irritate the heck out
> me), an article from the January STC Magazine Intercom called
> "Old Software." They underlined a paragraph which says, "also
> absent from this discussion is Adobe Framemaker, which is
> starting to show its age and lack of recent development. Fans
> may want to consider using OpenOffice.org Writer."
> Now that's not true, is it? I am always arguing with my
> officemates that Framemaker is the best software for what we
> do, which are 700+ page manuals, with multiple updates and
> constant repagination. I know nothing about OpenOffice.org
> Writer. Does anyone else? I have no desire to replace, I'm
> getting ready to learn Structured, but I need some
> knowlegable words from my fellow listmates.
> Thank very much in advance!
> Becky Frasure