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The State of MadCap Flare in 2017 (published by an outsider)

I had a recent comment on a post I wrote nearly ten years ago. The post actually earned me a bit of notoriety in the MadCap community. For many years after writing that post, people would see me at an industry conference and say, “Oh, you’re the guy who wrote The Six Things I Hate […]

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Giving Student Members of STC a Voice

Recently on the Techwr-L list, there was a firestorm of controversy regarding allowing student members the right to vote in STC Society-level matters. The STC Board recently conducted a survey, asking for input on whether or not to allow student members to vote at the Society level. (The right of student members to vote at […]

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Breaking up with Ubuntu

Dear John Ubuntu, I don’t really know how to say this, except to be honest and up front. Please don’t take this personally. This just isn’t going to work out between us. I’d like to say that it’s all my fault, and that it’s not you, but I just don’t think that is really true. […]

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