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Attention new users! [Was] Re: [SLE] traffic on the list
  • From: Ben Rosenberg <ben@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 13 May 2001 10:47:39 -0700
  • Message-id: <20010513104739.C2631@xxxxxxxxx>
Well, this list is like a group of friends...something like Cheers. When
you come in they scream your name and bring you into the fold. It's
always been like this. There is a lot of technical talk (shop talk),
personal talk, arguements..etc. It's a very community list, not just a
help list. It's been like this since the day I joined this list almost
3.5 years ago. It probably won't be changing anytime soon because if it
did change then it would loose it's charm and the ability to be such a
great place to pose questions. When your into this list and talking
about SuSE Linux you learn a lot, but you do put up with something
things. It's a bit like asking Grandpa for have to hear the
story first before you get the info your looking for...and I personally
wouldn't change a thing. It's just how is. It's why we use procmail ;)

Fond Regards,

* Terence McCarthy (saki@xxxxxxxxx) [010513 09:33]:
->On Sunday 13 May 2001 13:40, Alan Lenton wrote:
->> All,
->> It would be nice if we could stick to subject matter for this list. At the
->> best of time it is a high traffic list. This sort of thing makes it
->> impossible.
->> This list is, IMHO one of the very best sites available for Linux technical
->> support, and it has some of the very best people on it helping out. There
->> are plenty of lists out there for discussing other matters. Please use
->> them, and remember that it's not necessary to have the last word, you can
->> just leave the matter.
->> Too much extranious matter on the list will destroy its usefulness to the
->> Linux community and will cause potential new Linux users who are unable to
->> get assistance to be lost.
->> alan

Ben Rosenberg
If two men agree on everything, you can
be sure that only one of them is doing
the thinking.

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