I find that rather mind boggling if true. Our policy is to keep all data files 
on the corporate SAN because local PCs are not backed up.  I suspect that is a 
common scenario. In some, more tightly regulated companies, it may not even be 
possible to store files locally.


From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at 
lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Syed Zaeem Hosain (syed.hos...@aeris.net)
Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 2:24 PM
To: Fred Ridder; poshedly at bellsouth.net; robert at lauriston.com; framers at 
lists.frameusers.com; techwr-l at techwr-l.com
Subject: RE: "FrameMaker has detected a problem and must quit" Really?!

On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 8:55 AM, Ken Poshedly <poshedly at 
bellsouth.net<mailto:poshedly at bellsouth.net>> wrote:
> I just learned from Adobe tech support (via phone call) that the permissions 
> in
> FrameMaker 11.0 have been modified so that the data files should also be on 
> the
> same hard drive where FM 11.0 is installed. Working across drives (FM here, 
> data
> files there) is no longer an accepted practice -- at least not with FM11.
Seriously? I can understand network-based locations causing issues, but I have 
_never_ seen a problem where an executable (FrameMaker or otherwise!) is on one 
drive and the "data" files are on a separate drive _on the *same* system_.

In fact, I do this right now - my C drive is the usual location for all 
executables (FrameMaker, Office, compilers, etc.) and my E drive contains all 
my other files (including the books and files I work on).

And, I do not have any problems with this setup whatsoever. I am surprised that 
Adobe thinks that this would be a problem in any way! If really accurate, this 
would be a strange, and completely unacceptable, artificial constraint.


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