Re: Minimalism since 2000

Subject: Re: Minimalism since 2000
From: "Mike Starr" <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 15:39:05 -0500

There are many who mistake minimalism for minimizing... reducing the amount
of content for the sake of cost control. That's not my understanding of what
minimalism is all about. My understanding is that minimalism is providing
tight content without extraneous verbage and without unnecessary
digressions.

But then again, I'm only minimally knowledgeable about minimalism <grin>.

Mike
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Janoff, Steve" <Steve -dot- Janoff2 -at- Teradata -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Sent: Friday, August 14, 2009 3:27 PM
Subject: RE: Minimalism since 2000


> The people who make jokes about minimalism are showing that they don't
> know what it is.
>
> Yes, it's a ripe word for puns, but the puns do not reflect what
> minimalism is about.
>
> I'm still interested in discussing the topic in a thoughtful manner.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Steve

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Minimalism since 2000: From: Janoff, Steve
Re: Minimalism since 2000: From: Bill Swallow
Re: Minimalism since 2000: From: Collin Turner
Re: Minimalism since 2000: From: Bill Swallow
RE: Minimalism since 2000: From: Janoff, Steve
RE: Minimalism since 2000: From: Combs, Richard
Re: Minimalism since 2000: From: Wade Courtney
RE: Minimalism since 2000: From: Janoff, Steve

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