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Re: Ethical question on misc suggestion
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Ethical question on misc suggestion
- From: Joachim Schipper <j_(_dot_)_schipper_(_at_)_math_(_dot_)_uu_(_dot_)_nl>
- Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 15:19:29 +0200
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 06:18:45PM -0400, Daniel Ouellet wrote:
> At the risk of been flame big time, and that's fine, I would however
> suggest that questions on misc@ follow the same criteria as the support
> for the OS it's self.
> Meaning, a new release come out, then support on the oldest is drop and
> only the last two are supported.
> Shouldn't support or question on misc@ follow the same policy.
> If one can't give himself/herself the pain to upgrade, I sure don't see
> why anyone else should give themselves the pain to support it either!
Well, doesn't reality more-or-less reflect this already? The first
sentence in a reply to such a post usually contains the word 'upgrade'
I'd put this in the same category as the RTFM questions - they can be
answered quickly, effectively, and in such a way that the poster does
his homework next time.
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