Re: [Framers] Nostalgia - was Re: FrameMaker 2015

2020-04-07 Thread Peter Gold
Dang autocorrect. Should have been "first-hand" not "first-have." Ok, I won't start your feet moving down that path. ;) On Tue, Apr 7, 2020, 9:13 PM Jerilynne Knight wrote: > Oh lordy Peter, don't even get me started on that topic!!! lol > > > > On Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 10:01 PM Peter Gold >

Re: [Framers] Nostalgia - was Re: FrameMaker 2015

2020-04-07 Thread Jerilynne Knight
Oh lordy Peter, don't even get me started on that topic!!! lol On Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 10:01 PM Peter Gold wrote: > Corel's not the first company to have shot itself in the foot. Many of us > have first-have experience. Oooops, should that be "first-foot?" > > >

Re: [Framers] Nostalgia - was Re: FrameMaker 2015

2020-04-07 Thread Peter Gold
Corel's not the first company to have shot itself in the foot. Many of us have first-have experience. Oooops, should that be "first-foot?" On Tue, Apr 7, 2020, 1:41 PM Mark Soiseth wrote: > I got a job with a company who used Ventura on the GEM environment. It > allowed me to shoot myself in

Re: [Framers] Nostalgia - was Re: FrameMaker 2015

2020-04-07 Thread Jerilynne Knight
Oh wowser Mark...I forgot about the Gem environment! And I remember that DOS-based machine...had one of them! J On Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 2:42 PM Mark Soiseth wrote: > I got a job with a company who used Ventura on the GEM environment. It > allowed me to shoot myself in the foot so easily. But,

Re: [Framers] Nostalgia - was Re: FrameMaker 2015

2020-04-07 Thread Mark Soiseth
I got a job with a company who used Ventura on the GEM environment. It allowed me to shoot myself in the foot so easily. But, once I learned how to apply the rules, etc., I was amazed. And this was on DOS-based machines with a 8086 chip and only 640 kb of RAM. But, yes, Corel did not do it

Re: [Framers] Nostalgia - was Re: FrameMaker 2015

2020-04-07 Thread Jerilynne Knight
Hi Bjorn...I didn't follow Ventura that far into present time, although I loved it when I learned it a Xerox. Once Corel took it over, I though I was the only one who was both disappointed and disgusted with the poor job they were doing! On Mon, Apr 6, 2020 at 5:00 PM Studio Smalbro wrote: >

Re: [Framers] Nostalgia - was Re: FrameMaker 2015

2020-04-07 Thread Jerilynne Knight
Wowser Robert, talk about a background! Which makes me laugh at a recent comment by a young man of 34 when I said something about technology in the late 70s and early 80s. The comment: "They had technology back then?" This story definitely proves that yes, grasshopper, they did! Ouch, lol! On

Re: [Framers] Nostalgia - was Re: FrameMaker 2015

2020-04-07 Thread Jerilynne Knight
Oh my Lin...what a list! Some I remember and used, others I don't. Now I know why you've always been so quick to pick up the techie stuff! J On Mon, Apr 6, 2020 at 1:46 PM Lin Sims wrote: > I started out as a temp, not a tech writer, which meant I got to work on a > whole LOT of systems. My