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Subject:Re: Value of a Ph.Ds. From:YOUNG -at- OSUVM1 -dot- BITNET Date:Tue, 2 Nov 1993 01:03:32 CST
On Mon, 1 Nov 1993 16:32:42 GMT Ed Costello said:
>One problem I've noticed is that academic research, while being very
>complete and informative, frequently lacks any relevance to issues and
>problems encountered in the "corporate" world. For example, we're
>currently struggling with the shift to SGML and concomitant to that
>is the idea of writing "reusable" chunks of information. Are either
>of these issues being studied in the different writing programs?
> -ed costello
> costello -at- vnet -dot- ibm -dot- com
Yes. Young Kim, Oklahoma State University