On Tue, 30 Dec 2008, Kevin Cole wrote: > On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 16:21, Andr?s Ambrois <andresambr...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I also wouldn't feel comfortable articulating dead people imagery to make it >> seem like they said something they didn't. No matter how obvious it may seem >> that it is an actor, no matter how much his wife agrees with the statement. >> >> I feel Sagan's voice in this video would have made a true a deep message: >> >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLkC7ralR30 >> >> I would suggest Sagan's Cosmos and Pale Blue Dot passages for future ads of >> this nature. There are countless great poets out there, no need to fake them >> :) > > At first, I didn't want to rain on anyone's parade, but I see others > feel as I do. Putting words in someone's mouth without a strong hint > of parody isn't right.
Parody isn't nessasarily a requirement. The scenes in Forrest Gump where they have him meeting with the President isn't parody, but it's very clearly fiction, and a very appropriate use of this sort of technology. David Lang _______________________________________________ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel