Re: Artists and Engineers

Chris Hind (
Sun, 27 Oct 1996 14:55:27 -0800

At 01:12 10/27/96 -0400, you wrote:
> At 08:09 PM 10/26/96 UT, David Musick wrote:
> > ...engineers ARE artists.
>IAN: Where an "artist" is: one who manipulates physical
>matter or "data" in some fashion deemed to be "skillful"
>or "esthetically pleasing" by some subjective observer. I
>can see no better definition, thus I say your claim is true.

But a engineer's main goal is function whereas an artist's primary goal is