A case of bad workmen blaming their tools

I found the arguments against new technology put forward by Janice Kirkpatrick (DW 16 February) very confusing. She laments the passing of wooden type and hot metal as if that in itself produced good typographical design.

I found the arguments against new technology put forward by Janice Kirkpatrick (DW 16 February) very confusing.

She laments the passing of wooden type and hot metal as if that in itself produced good typographical design.

As with the new technology, the end result is solely dependant on the skills of the craftsman using the tools at hand.

Does the fact that I e-mailed this letter detract from what I have to say; or add to it for that matter?

Peter Stopher

Mac operator

Hertford SG14 2HU

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