[mythtv-users] "get the sources and fix it yourself"

Bearcat M. Sandor HomeTheater at feline-soul.com
Thu Sep 27 16:47:51 UTC 2007

On Thursday 27 September 2007 in an email titled "Re: [mythtv-users] "get the 
sources and fix it yourself"" Michael T. Dean wrote:
>The link that I posted (which, likely, you and Bearcat both failed to
>see/ignored/couldn't be bothered to go to the trouble of clicking
>because it would have been less work for /you/ had I gone to the trouble
>of copying/pasting the other message's text into the new
>reply/whatever***) explained that it was a known problem.
I wasn't gunning for the email in question, and thought Mike's comment was 
fine. I was just saying that i've seen the attitude (that was reported in 
Victor's quote) a lot. In fact it's a major reason i don't use Enlightenment, 
and i seem to run into it less in the QT/KDE camps then i do the gtk/Gnome 

I feel that this whole RTFM stuff is utter crap. Why do people hang out in a 
help channel just to tell people to do it themselves and that they can't be 

I still don't understand why some of these communities would tolerate such 
attitudes.  So the point was to ask "Why do you thinks it's tolerable?"

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