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Subject:Re: Proliferation of Awful Web Pages From:Sabahat Iqbal Ashraf <ashrafs -at- RPI -dot- EDU> Date:Sat, 8 Jun 1996 21:29:27 -0400
On Jun 8, 9:06pm, Ed Hawco wrote:
> You raise some very good points about technological proliferation, Sabahat,
> but since this is a Technical Communicator's forum, I don't think it is
> unreasonable or "anti-proliferation" to comment on the quality of the
> being proliferated. Especially since, as you said, this a field in which we
> By way of simile, if "The Economist" laments the poor quality of
> in an election that should not be seen as an argument against democracy.
My point exactly. I apologize if my post sounded as if it was calling the
initial post anti-proliferation. I just wanted to say that one very obvious
reason -- or one very down-to-earth expression of the basic reason -- was
missing from the list.
And to extend your simile, what the article leaves out is that there are so
many contestants that good ones are hard to find -- or don't bother to enter
politics. And that anyone that is half sincere (or looks it) has very good
As I said before, please "don't get the idea I am knocking the American
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