Re: Re[5]: Ethics of Creativity vs. Theft

Darlene Sybert (c557506@SHOWME.MISSOURI.EDU)
Tue, 6 Aug 1996 18:49:40 -0500

On Tue, 6 Aug 1996, Jeffrey R Galin wrote:
> I don't know about anyone else, but I always pilfer script from other
> websites. That is how I learned html and how I continue to bring
> innovative elements into my scripting. Why should we expect students to
> memorize features that we ourselves don't bother to memorize?
> Furthermore, why should we test our students in ways that don't reflect
> common practice?

"The good writers borrow
The best writers steal..."

Darlene Sybert
University of Missouri at Columbia (English)
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
It's loveliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness; but still will keep
A bower quiet for us, and a sleep
Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.
-John Keats "Endymion"