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Re: Just a passing curiousity

From: Erica Baumeister <erica@datasys.net>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 1999 13:14:12 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.95.990406124450.1333A-100000@enterprise.datasys.net>

There was also a time when email didn't advertize... 

     Erica L.Baumeister 
     --- DSS ONLINE ---
       Web Development
  "Careful where you park!"

On Tue, 6 Apr 1999, Ben Badgley wrote:

> At least now I know that I am not alone as far as having a just do it 
> attidude. However it still makes wonder to see some the posting on this 
> list. My passing curiousity is very simple how does one actaully go 
> about breaking into the design field. So far I've faced all sorts of 
> odds, not that I am instigating a pity rant. However I find it difficult 
> to believe that the internet appears to be going the route of 
> television. In this let me demonstrate briefly.
> I like to watch good wrestling. But I can't really do this for all the 
> advertisment involved, everything gets put into a script to take my 
> money for the pay per views or to sell tickets.
> Should we then too design to sell? I know that yes I need to sell my 
> work so that I can have a job as a freelance webmaster. I will not argue 
> this, however my point is this must we sell everyone else's including 
> competitors? I'm finding that quality web design does not count it's how 
> much you can sell. And this list is no diffrent for we all sell 
> ourselves short with ignornat posts regarding lower case or upper case. 
> HTML does not care, Unix prefers lower case filenames. Big deal I 
> thought we would have learned this from day one. It goes back to 
> quality. But I may be wrong in my assumumptions yet please do some 
> surfing a while especially personal home pages. Rember when they were 
> just that and not a Burma shave ad?
> Ben Badgley
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