[mythtv-users] [OT] Mailing Lists...
markusb at netspace.net.au
Thu Dec 9 22:29:49 UTC 2004
just out of interest, what are your system date and time set to?
Looks like they are set to sometime in january next year.
Brian LeFevre wrote:
> Sorry to flame but I hate this discussion....(maybe it is because my
> thoughts are the one that always lose.)
> I don't like to crowd my inbox (at the ISP). I am obliged to download
> once a day (which is sometimes not likeley). I have noticed it is a
> pain in the butt to answer to digest mode.
> So I am stuck downloading hundreds of emails a night just so I can
> find one I am remotely interested in posting to. I often do search
> through gossamer threads but I do not have my email account there
> where I search and I cannot reply to the things then.
> Most forums remember your passwords. Most forums are as easy or even
> easier to read than threaded mode in Thunderbird (threads are not
> occasionaly broken). Many inportant forums have been around for over
> 7 years. How much of that information is worth anything is a
> question to many. How many "I can't get sound threads" do we need!
> Another thing. Why do people respond "that is in the FAQ" instead of
> saying "that is already covered in the faq but here is the answer"?
> It takes about the same amount of time for you to answer (especially
> if you already know the answer) Don't waste my bandwidth!!!! same
> goes for "can't wait to see your patch" It makes you look like
> elitist snobs. And I believe you are not. You are trying to help. If
> people would learn to help themselves it would all be better.
> I hate hearing email lists are easier for me. Because for me they are
> not easier they are a pain in the butt! The "for me" excuse doesn't
> cut it.
> ---now that I got that off my shoulders....
> if gossamer threads did allow login and posting that would solve all
> of our problems. That would be the better for everybody solution.
> You can have your email and we can have forum!!!!!
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