News of Shafer eBook Publication Plans

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Sat Feb 26 14:44:08 EST 2005

Mark Wieder wrote:
> I think it's not enough just to have an index, it has to serve a
> purpose as well. I do use the printed docs, but the ability to search
> the online docs is a great tool. And pdf indices seem to serve as a
> nice middle ground, allowing for thematic groupings as in a table of
> contents and hyperlinking to content.

Agree, but darn it's a lot of work.  I made the task-oriented index for 
SuperCard 2.5's documentation, it came to about 15-20% of the total 
cost.  And people still complained that it wasn't complete enough. :)

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
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