Re: Framemaker vs. Pagemaker - gossip

Subject: Re: Framemaker vs. Pagemaker - gossip
From: "Carl L. Young" <carl -at- DIGIPUBCORP -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 15:49:43 -0700

I can't say what K2 is because I am under non-disclosure from Adobe.
However, I can say that it is in no way a replacement product for
FrameMaker. I also very much doubt that it will replace PageMaker.

When Adobe demoed K2 publicly a few months back, the company made it clear
that the product is aimed at Xpress. As many posters to this thread have
noted, Xpress does not play well in our long document market because it is
aimed at design-intensive publications such as magazines.

Carl L. Young
DigiPub Solutions Corp.
(602) 788-6512
Adobe FrameMaker, Acrobat, and FrameMaker+SGML sales, training, and

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> [mailto:TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU]On Behalf Of Amy Smith
> Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 1998 3:37 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Framemaker vs. Pagemaker - gossip
> I heard an interesting rumour that Adobe was going to "meld" these two
> products, somehow. Don't ask me how. My source is a
> translation/localization manager, who told me that Pagemaker is better
> localized that Frame, and that Adobe wanted to take advantage of this.
> The new "meld" has a project name of K2.
> Anyone else hear anything about this?
> Wondering in Waltham,
> Amy
> -------------------------------------------
> Amy Smith, Documentation Manager
> Parametric Technology amsmith -at- ptc -dot- com
> 128 Technology Drive
> Waltham MA 02154
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