Re: Minimalism since 2000

Subject: Re: Minimalism since 2000
From: Wade Courtney <wade -dot- courtney -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 13:42:46 -0700

Isn't minimalism making an open window go to the task bar?

On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 1:39 PM, Mike Starr<mike -at- writestarr -dot- com> wrote:
> 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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> From: "Janoff, Steve" <Steve -dot- Janoff2 -at- Teradata -dot- com>
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> Subject: RE: Minimalism since 2000
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>
>> 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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Follow-Ups:

References:
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
Re: Minimalism since 2000: From: Mike Starr

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