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Re: theo (fwd)



Second that.

Just ignore personal mails sent to misc@, theo is perfectly capable of answering mails, if he wish to.

Lets try to keep the signal to noise ration on a decent level, keep OT mails off-list.

Cheers,
/jkm
 
* Kevin R (mailing_list_(_at_)_prestigecomputers_(_dot_)_ca) wrote:
> [snip]
> > The only thing that spoils OpenBSD is ...
> 
> This is a good example of a thread unnecessarily getting out of control.
> How about everyone following a few simple guidelines:
> 
> 1. Read the entire FAQ before posting
> 
> 2. If a message is poorly posted for reasons like:
>  - you should have read the FAQ before posting
>  - no, we don't and probably never will support your old hardware
>  - you forgot to include a dmesg and proper diagnostics, etc...
> Then a simple one line reply indicating this would suffice.
> 
> 3. Respect each other's knowledge or lack thereof
> Google can't help you if you don't know what you're looking for and end up
> with 1000's of sites that don't match your problem. 
> 
> It takes far more effort to whine and complain about a post than to provide
> simple feedback on what they could/should have done.  At the very least,
> remind them to re-read http://www.openbsd.org/mail.html
> 
> A newbie to the list won't understand the nuances of a poorly written post -
> but if he's treated with respect he may buy CD's and tell all his friends.
> 
> If you can't say anything nice... don't say anything at all.