RE: Tech Writer Lawsuit; STC position? (take II)

Subject: RE: Tech Writer Lawsuit; STC position? (take II)
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Beth Agnew" <beth -dot- agnew -at- senecac -dot- on -dot- ca>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 13:43:58 -0600

Beth Agnew wrote:

> This is not a one/zero proposition. The STC does not have to take a
> position in order to comment.
>
> Here's a suggestion: "As a professional organization of international
> technical writers, we are going to be deeply interested in the outcome
> of this case. Technical writers work closely with software developers,
> hardware manufacturers, and other technical, scientific and
engineering
> organizations to create easy to understand user guides, as well as an
> array of other technical communications vital to the success of
products
> and services worldwide. This case will have implications relevant to
our
> members who successfully deal with tight deadlines and rigorous
quality
> standards in these companies."
>
> Why is that so difficult?

Excellent! That's just the kind of positive PR message that STC should
be disseminating.

Far, far better than some pugnacious, adversarial statement out of the
'30s about "collective rights."

;-)

Richard


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
303-777-0436
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