Re: How many PCs does

Subject: Re: How many PCs does
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 1997 22:33:15 -0800

On Tue, 1 Apr 1997 14:01:28 -0700, Karen Mayer wrote:

>I think it depends on the platform you're using. If you're writing on a
>SparcStation and documenting a Windoze application, obviously you'll
>need two machines. At one time I was documenting an OS/2 application
>using Windoze to write, and it was tough using just one PC. I had a
>dual-boot arrangement, but every time I needed to check something, I had
>to reboot my PC, then reboot again to write it down.

Why not just run the Windoze app seamlessly on the OS/2 desktop?

>If both the dtp and the app being documented are running on the same
>hardware and OS, you can get by with one PC, though you will need extra
>memory to be sure both programs can run simultaneously.

That, too, depends on the OS.

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Our immigrants and infidels
They say there is strangeness, too dangerous
In our theaters and bookstore shelves
Those who know what's best for us
Must rise and save us from ourselves
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