[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?"

"Price check!"

"*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. :)


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