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Subject:RE: Of myth and reality From:kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 18 Jul 2002 05:51:53 -0600
I agree that the author was rather dismissive in her brief treatment of
single-sourcing, basically breezing by it by saying it doesn't work.
I think it might have been more appropriate to say that it was a highly
contested methodology, in which she personally had found little merit.
Although I do dislike it when people lightly drop in their opinions as
fact, I also realize that hey, it's her article, and that wasn't the main
point of it anyway.
But I do not feel the publication of this article indicates the STC's
dismissal of single-sourcing. There have been many articles supporting it
in the past, if memory serves.
Now and then I get annoyed by the opinions expressed (and the overall
fluffiness) of some of the articles in Intercom, but you know what? *I*
haven't submitted any articles to them, a fact which quiets my complaints.
After all, that is probably the best way to make sure your opinion is
heard: write and submit an engaging and educational article yourself. So I
may just have to do that. Wonder if anybody has submitted an article about
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Which basically
balanced things out, so that they were just okay times.
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