Horton hatches an egg?

Subject: Horton hatches an egg?
From: Andrew Shires <andrews -at- HARLEQUIN -dot- CO -dot- UK>
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 1993 13:03:24 BST

> From: Mark Levinson <mark -at- matis -dot- ingr -dot- com>

> 4. The amount of criticism of a publi-
> cation is inversely proportional to its
> true value.

> ** That is to say, the more it is criticized, the less
> valuable it really is? Is Horton saying the opposite
> of what he meant to say, or is he pointing out that
> people waste a lot of time criticizing documents
> that aren't really important anyway?

Maybe the "value" in question is that of the criticism rather than the
document? That is, when there is much criticism, it is probably not
worthwhile on the whole, and only some of it is not the result of
bandwagon-hopping on the part of critics. Who knows? Doesn't sound
especially plausible.

Andrew Shires andrews -at- harlequin -dot- co -dot- uk
Harlequin Ltd. andrews -at- harlequin -dot- com

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