RE: Starting an API Doc Project

Subject: RE: Starting an API Doc Project
From: Kim Roper <kim -dot- roper -at- pixelink -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 14:09:30 -0500

Oja, W. Kelly wrote:

> Honesty
> will get you much farther in this world than being a liar
> ever will.

That's what I keep hoping. However, I've dealt with too many statisticians,
marketers and lawyers to believe that that is universally true. Aside from
outright lying by commission, there is this belief that misdirection by
selective withholding of facts is not lying, when it is, in fact, lying by

Granted, there can be a fine line between emphasizing the benefits of an
item and wilfully misrepresenting it.

> It is realistic to state that lying does not work in every
> culture, except of course in the company of liars.

What is the ROI for spam, anyway ... ?

Is it lying to associate a lifestyle with a product? Does it really feel
better in a Mustang?

Cheers ... Kim



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