At 09:21 AM 11/4/2006 -0800, Randall R Schulz wrote:
On Saturday 04 November 2006 09:04, steve reilly wrote:
On Saturday 04 November 2006 05:58, Anders
Thats pretty much the same reason I am here Anders....... to have
some questions answered as they arise.
I have put up with the belittling for some time now. I have come to
believe that some have nothing better to do than belittle
others........ you would think my 10 yr old son was answering some of
these posts the way they present themselves.
anyway.... thats my 2 cents.
You might want to consider the perspective of the subscribers who have
been here for years and whose ratio of answers supplied to questions
asked is high but who nonetheless stick around in order to be a service
to the community of (Enlgish-speaking) SuSE users.
Perhaps you can see how we'd grow weary of the panoply of faux pas that
stream in daily.
It's the same old debate: Do you forgive all the crap and nonsense and
let the list devolve into drivel or to you ride herd on the newbies in
order to instruct them on the way intelligent list interactions are
carried on? I'm in the latter camp.
Well, I can see your point, but there are those who are very helpful, and
some who have been _very_ helpful to me, to whom I say a most heartfelt
"Thank You!" and there are those who appear to be grudgingly helpful, and
unfortunately there are a few wiseguys. I guess it's the wiseguys that the
original poster has in mind. I can think of one, who shall not be named,
who hurts more often than he helps. I have only fooled with Linux since
about 10 years ago, but I still think of myself as a newbie. And prove
it every time I try to install something new! Thank heavens I have the
books from SuSE 9.1 and 9.2. The latest version gives you almost nothing.
(In books or performance, AFAIC.) I hope you continue to contribute to
this list, and that you will forgive the newbie questions. We really
_don't_ know any better--if we did, we wouldn't ask the questions.