[Theforum] Re: Sub-categories (by beginner/advanced)

spinhead evolt at spinhead.com
Mon Dec 17 13:12:06 CST 2001

I think the effort should instead be directed at helping authors to indicate
their own opinion; as in "you should know this, that, and the other thing in
order to get the most out of this article" or "No previous knowledge

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Warden, Matt" <mwarden at mattwarden.com>
To: <theforum at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2001 10:13 AM
Subject: [Theforum] Re: Sub-categories (by beginner/advanced)

> aardvark spat:
> >IOW, the categorization [of beginner and advanced articles] constantly
> >fails to help me in any way, so  now i ignore it altogether...
> +1
> Plus, sometimes beginner articles have something I didn't know (becuase
> much of what I've learned is from thelist where I get bits of info here
> and there and almost never a "building tutorial" deal). But, the point is
> that there is some body on every site determining what is "beginner" and
> what is "advanced". And it really means nothiner more than "this body
> thinks this article is beginner/advanced". Helps no one other than those
> extremely seasoned with what the "body" thinks is each... and that's
> assuming that never changes (which I think it would with time... things
> would become less advanced, more beginner - IMO).
> Not worth the effort, IMO.
> Thanks,
> --
> mattwarden
> mattwarden.com

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