[Theforum] content approval

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 23 23:59:12 CDT 2002

> From: "Matt Liotta" <mliotta at r337.com>
> Having worked for DevX, I can tell you that none of the editors are
> programmers and the articles are not checked for programmatic
> correctness. As an author, it is assumed that your reputation lives
> and dies by what you write. Obviously, this leads us to check our code
> pretty thoroughly before releasing it.

interesting... i guess i made the assumption that they'd have someone
there to check and test the articles as they come through...

> It is also important to realize that by publishing articles on Evolt,
> I am effectively giving up my rights to sell the article. This is
> because organizations like DevX will only publish articles they have
> exclusive rights to. There may be a rare occasion where there is an
> exception to the rule though.

now that's a very good point...

> Oh, and just to clarify; DevX pays $0.60/word and $0.60/line of code
> with a cap of $1000.

hmmm... so i'd have to break up my lines of code some more...

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