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Re: [PPLetterpress]A thank you

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  • Eileen Callahan
    Thank you, Crispin. A fine e-mail, a fine sentiment, and hopefully a final end to all this. Let s get back to letterpress. Have a fine holiday, finest of all,
    Message 1 of 25 , Dec 14, 2006
      Thank you, Crispin. A fine e-mail, a fine sentiment, and hopefully a
      final end to all this.
      Let's get back to letterpress.

      Have a fine holiday, finest of all, to all.


      Eileen






      >Dear All at PPL,
      >
      >I second Gerald's comments and Amy's gratitude for them. It seems to
      >me that it is not computers which are the problem, but the attitudes
      >attending them: impatience, puerile revelling in gadgetry, and the
      >willingness to blame computer problems for indigence, lack of
      >consideration, and unnecessary delays. I find it sad that people
      >involved in similar pursuits and interests should find it necessary
      >to snipe about the relative skill, or lack of skill, involved in
      >programming and web design.
      >
      >I've always liked the remark once recorded of a Balinese, that "We
      >have no art. We only do the best we can." From people like me, who
      >'program' in a composing stick and design on paper, to those who use
      >computer programs and photopolymers, the range of our mutual
      >interest and enthusiasm is wide, and it seems to me far more
      >fruitful to celebrate that mutuality than to try to set up job
      >descriptions and pigeonholes.
      >
      >Jan and I would like to wish everyone on the PPL list a very happy
      >Christmas and a peaceful and productive New Year.
      >
      >Pax et bonum,
      >
      >Crispin
      >
      >Crispin Elsted
      >Barbarian Press
      >12375 Ainsworth Road, R.R.8
      >Mission, British Columbia V4S 1L4
      >Canada
      >
      >Tel: 604.826.8089 Fax: 604.826.8092
      >Website: www.barbarianpress.com
      >
      >
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: Amy Armato
      >To: <mailto:PPLetterpress%40yahoogroups.com>PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      >Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 9:37 AM
      >Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: The Web "Designers"
      >
      >Thank you! I almost unsubscribed from the list last night because of
      >this discussion.
      >
      >On Dec 14, 2006, at 1:02 AM, Gerald Lange wrote:
      >
      >> I thought I'd try out
      >>
      >> <http://livesearch.alltheweb.com/>http://livesearch.alltheweb.com/
      >>
      >> and plugged in contemporary letterpress. I got 159,000 hits.
      >>
      >> Plugged in web design critique and got 8,790,000.
      >>
      >> There has got to be a more fruitful group or blog where you can
      >> discuss this topic.
      >>
      >> Gerald
      >> PPL
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >
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