Re: A small Christmas gift from STC: copyright reform

Subject: Re: A small Christmas gift from STC: copyright reform
From: Char James-Tanny <charjtf -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 10:18:52 -0500

> This past fall, I proposed a change in this policy to the new STC
> board, and submitted a business case for changing the policy to
> something that explicitly recognized the importance of this
> intellectual property to professional communicators, and that would
> hopefully set a good example for other publishers to follow. You'll be
> pleased to hear that I succeeded, with the help of John Hedtke, one of
> the new board members. (John helped me draft the proposal, added his
> own input, and presented it to the Board.)

Thanks, Geoff :-) I was thrilled when I heard that your proposal had passed!

And as a result of the change, I've written an article for January's
Intercom called "Trends in Help Authoring Tools."

(BTW...this change also applies to the Annual Conference proceedings.)

Char James-Tanny ~ JTF Associates, Inc. ~
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