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Re: [OM] re: FAQ

Subject: Re: [OM] re: FAQ
From: "R. Lee Hawkins" <lhawkins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 12 Jul 1998 22:53:09 -0400
Cc: lhawkins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In your message dated: Sun, 12 Jul 1998 19:15:24 -0800 you write:
>Chris is right: this would be my number one suggestion as well,
>closely followed by WordPerfect and FrameMaker -- which are not

Have you ever looked at the prices for these for Unix?  You seriously
think I could convince my university to get WP or FrameMaker just for
the FAQ?  And isn't that using a sledge hammer to drive a finish nail,

>free, but are available on just about any OS platform, and hence
>are often site-licensed by academic institutions.  I say "would

Not when you can get a site licence for the Windoz version much cheaper.

>be", because I avoid at all costs the business of convincing the

I'm not inconvincible.  It's just that no one has yet convinced me that
the benefits outweigh the increased effort (or are indeed worth it at


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