Re: What would you do?

Subject: Re: What would you do?
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 1996 00:45:01 -0800

On Tue, 30 Jul 1996 13:11:48 +0000, Tracy Boyington wrote:

>> Matt Ion wrote:
>> It's easy to see the extremes and assume everyone in the chain that
>> brings you such tripe is a fool, but there's really a lot of middle
>> ground to consider. To use the construction field as an analogy again,
>> a hack worker in a cabinet shop may turn out dozens of cabinets with
>> some well-hidden flaw that doesn't become apparent until the cabinets
>> are installed and used.

>But we're not talking about well-hidden flaws here. We're talking
>about their marketing materials. Wouldn't you assume that they would
>have spent a little bit of time and effort on this? I mean, in terms
>of cabinetmaking, I see this as a big crack in the door, not a hidden
>flaw.

Yes, but then again, you're a "trained eye". Okay, maybe "hidden" is a
poor word. How about "unnoticeable to the layperson"? :-)

Actually, Arlen's analogy does work a little better.



Your friend and mine,
Matt
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