RE: craft vs. science vs. art

Subject: RE: craft vs. science vs. art
From: Goober <techcommgoober -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 19:10:31 -0700 (PDT)


> Of course user assistance is art. Measuring the
> likes, dislikes,
> capabilities, experience, knowledge, traits,
> personal habits, and
> intelligence of our users is cannot be done
> precisely. There are some
> leaps of faith, best guesses, and the like, mixed in
> with out own desire
> to meet the deadline, please our boss, and have
> something splendiferous
> to show at the next STC competition.

*sigh*

I wrote:

> The act of producing this objective deliverable can
> sometimes be thought of as art (manipulating mediums
> to create something) but the end deliverable, unless
> intended to be art, should not be art.

So the process can be thought of as art but not the
deliverable, even if it *is* a splendiferous STC side
show attraction.

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