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  • From: "James K. Tauber" <jtauber@jtauber.com>
  • To: "'XML-Dev'" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 4 May 1998 10:05:19 +0800

> James K. Tauber wrote:
> > Policy on Advertising
> >
> > We encourage discussion of the merits and shortcomings of
> > commercial products. A certain amount of advertising (both objective
> > and advocative) is to be expected and this is to be encouraged...
> While I can certainly buy into James premise that advertising
> can advocate and I can accept that in something like a legal context
> advocacy can be objective I am, however, having trouble trying to figuring
> out just what is "objective advertising" ?

Ok, I confess to pinching that sentence from various sample RFDs around the
place :-) I can see how one might imagine ads on an objective-advocative
continuum but "objective advertising" is an amusing oxymoron.


James Tauber / jtauber@jtauber.com
Perth, Western Australia
XML Pages: http://www.jtauber.com/xml/

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