[mythtv-users] "get the sources and fix it yourself"
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Sat Sep 29 05:24:10 UTC 2007
On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 02:35:44PM -0600, Bearcat M. Sandor wrote:
> > That's what a lot of mailing lists are like. People ask the same
> > questions over and over, questions that are clearly answered in the
> > FAQ or the documentation. After a while, the regulars on the list
> > get tired of spoon-feeding answers to people who refuse to look for
> > them themselves. Often those regulars get abused when they try to
> > point people to the FAQ instead of repeating the information that's
> > in it. Eventually, they get cranky. And then people think they're
> > jerks.
> That's a very good analogy. Thank you. Haw many times have you been in a
> dollar store and heard someone ask "How much is this?"
"*Everything's a Dollar!*"
Alas, they don't seem to bother anymore...
> I spend far more time in chat rooms then i do on mailing lists so i've
> been reading the paper from that paradigm.
> At least i usually don't spend much time on mailing lists. Today is
> apparently an exception. :)
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
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