[thelist] Template Monster [WAS: A Beginner FreelanceQuestion]

Seth Thomas Rasmussen seth at sethrasmussen.com
Thu Jul 22 12:36:31 CDT 2004

Heh, and a good point, I suppose. Dentist told me I need fillings this
morning, and I'm reading "No Logo"... I think I'm just a bit crabby and
confrontational. ;)

I still don't like sites like that though. Maybe I just need a better
illustration to show it, but for now I guess I'll go back to the

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Hello Seth,

Thursday, July 22, 2004, 6:22:11 PM, you wrote:

STR> Yeah, all that pesky *creativity* is done for you, now all that's left
STR> plugging in content like a good little cog! ;p

STR> Sorry, but services like this annoy me. How about people stop wanting
STR> yesterday, and value quality over quantity? I know it's a crazy
concept, but
STR> I think we can figure it out, the human race. There are only, what,
STR> billion of us? Come on guys...

I'm a PHP developer, not a site designer. If it cuts down my design
time massively then I'll use it. But hey, if you'll design me
something as good as that for $80 I'll consider it.

Just like people install PHPBB, UBB, osCommerce, Gallery, etc onto
their sites - from my perspective I mean come on - all that pesky
*code* is done for you, now all that is left is to plug in your
variables like a good little cog. Crazy concept but why can't you code
it yourself?

(BTW I do always code it myself, it's my job, I'm just making my

Best regards,

Richard Davey
 http://www.launchcode.co.uk - PHP Development Services
 "I am not young enough to know everything." - Oscar Wilde

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