Re: False Minimalism

Subject: Re: False Minimalism
From: Stephen Victor <svictor -at- HOUSTON -dot- GEOQUEST -dot- SLB -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 1997 10:47:07 -0600

Robert Plamondon wrote:
>
<snip>
> In fact, I'm pretty sure that the people who loved maximalism in the
> Eighties are now the most vigorous proponents of false minimalism
> in the Nineties. They've discovered they can be just as useless in
> fewer pages. I've got a lot of manuals like that.

Whether you call it "maximalism" or just plain verbosity, belaboring the
point is a perennial problem, not limited to the Eighties or any other
period.

Regards,
Steve
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