Re: Copyright Loremasters?
- Not to stand in between two great Mythprint editors, but
>because it turned out that what you disliked was, in fact, the stuff you didn't think was any good, and not the category as a whole, which, as you said, you were in no position to judge as a whole.doesn't strike me as representing what Jason said (or at least what *I* understood him to say!). Ah, the joys of English! One could never be so imprecise in French (well... it would be a lot harder!).
-- Lynn --
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "David Bratman" <dbratman@...> wrote:
> "Jason Fisher" <visualweasel@...> wrote:
> > In my previous message, "I don't care for" it meant "I have no interest
> > in"
> > it, not "I have read it and judge it no good".
> And I very carefully wrote to avoid saying that it did. I wrote:
> >> You're now in the position of having said you don't grasp a whole class
> >> of works,
> not that you disliked them or judged them bad
> >> when what you meant was that you don't like the ones you
> >> don't think are any good.
> because it turned out that what you disliked was, in fact, the stuff you
> didn't think was any good, and not the category as a whole, which, as you
> said, you were in no position to judge as a whole.
- Yes, as David says, it's a great story. The closing sentence is particularly memorable -- but there's no way to share it with anyone without spoiling the story. It's not that often I call something a masterpiece, but "The Ugly Chickens" is one.--John R.On May 9, 2011, at 8:23 AM, Mem Morman wrote: