> From: Dave Andrae [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> I read his display of quantitative information book for my
> dissertation and thought it was a good book to reference for
> anyone who needed to present data.
> Some of the issues presented were common sensical, but he
> definitely is in favor of parsimony.
"Information is the difference that makes a difference."
As a -major- producer of summaries
[sound of chain-saws mowing down trees on the way to paper-hood]
that may, -- or may not -- contain information, as defined above,
I could definitely use someone who believes in the possibility of a report:
"This page intentionally left blank
because there is no information in the data."
Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2@cdc.gov
do not fold, spindle, or mutilate -- IBM punch card
... the (lack of) information