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

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri Sep 28 02:13:39 UTC 2007

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 10:47:51AM -0600, Bearcat M. Sandor wrote:
> 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 
> bothered?
> 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?"

Happily, Eric Raymond and Rick Moen have taken their valuable time to
explain this to you and everyone else at almost nauseating length:


I commend it to the attention of everyone here *who did not pay a dime
for the thousands of dollars of software running their mythbox*.

-- jra
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