[Theforum] content approval

Matt Liotta mliotta at r337.com
Wed Jul 24 00:08:47 CDT 2002

Just to be honest... I swear I am not trying to be mean, but most of the
content that appears on Evolt would never make with commercial run
publications. Quite a number of Evolt "articles" are really nothing more
than tips and editorials. I don't think that is bad, but I would think
it would be better to classify them as such.

Matt Liotta
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Montara Software, Inc.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: theforum-admin at lists.evolt.org [mailto:theforum-
> admin at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of aardvark
> Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2002 9:59 PM
> To: theforum at lists.evolt.org
> Cc: content at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: RE: [Theforum] content approval
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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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