Re: Wikipedia:Verifiability - Mailing lists as sources
|Date:||Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 18:32|
In a message dated 2/26/2008 12:05:46 PM Central Standard Time,
> I also do not agree with the premise that language
> construction is an "art." I do not engage in language construction as an
> artistic endeavor. For me it really is like building a model train (a cliche
> by now, but appropriate here). It involves some skill and a fair amount of
> aesthetic judgment, and so is something that may better be called "craft."
> But of course I can only speak for myself, and I do not deny that others
> feel an artistic impulse in language construction.
To many people crafts are a form of art.