Re: [Sigia-l] moving beyond first principles: how?From: Listera (listera_at_rcn.com)
Date: Mon Mar 10 2003 - 13:28:34 EST
>> Not true. There are many architects doing interior design.
The point is they are "architects" and they are doing "interior design". And
Again, the point is contractors are doing what architects are "supposed" to
What's a "doctor"?
A "doctor" from Peru :-) is not a "doctor" in the U.S., unless relicensed.
>> Some professions are licensed, some aren't.
I think you do. It all comes down to *somebody's* definition --> license -->
> I care about advancing the knowledge of the field and the ability to add value
What's a "writer"? Who is a "musician" or a "designer"? Is Matt Drudge a
Are writers, musicians, designers, etc., lost in the business world because
> Both of those, in my opinion, require more definition of the role.
I doubt it.
>> If you want to license IA, come out and say it. Short of that, we don't need
Yes, thank you.
> In any case, 3 of the 4 professions above (programmer, writer and musician)
I defy you to define what/who is a writer, designer, musician, programmer!
> In addition these professions are well known
Exactly. They are "well known" even without being well defined.
> There is no chance that someone could describe "Information
I bet people would have a very hard time defining what a paleontologist or a
> and why its needed accurately and until at least some people can (i.e. the
To take your argument to its logical conclusion, IAs won't be taken
Why would I want it?
> Why do you think it will hurt rather than help?
The same reason why a "definition" of a writer, journalist, programmer,
This isn't 1662 and, hopefully, we don't need the Book of Common Prayer, of
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