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Re: NetHelp for HOWTOs



On Thu, 24 Feb 2000, Stein Gjoen wrote:

> ------start-----
> About supporting more formats, has anyone thought about supporting
> the NetHelp tool from Netscape? It is used as their interactive help
> system and is opened up for 3.rd party use. Open a Netscape tool
> (Mozilla, mail, composer etc.) and hit F1 you will get the NetHelp
> window with the relevant chapters.

...

> Disadvantage
> - requires javascript to run
> - requires java to compile and make the help package
> - requires 2 extra tags for making table of contents as well as indexing
> - uses a slightly odd structure, such as no text under <h1> tags.
> ------ end -----

You forgot the biggest disadvantage: PROPRIETARY!

Hugo.

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