[CentOS] Forum Decorum: a reminder seems appropriate.
peter at farrows.org
Wed Mar 29 20:19:50 UTC 2006
PS: In this world there at 10 types of people: Those who understand
binary and those who don't
Peter Farrow wrote:
> William L. Maltby wrote:
>> I point to the following *not* as a license for more experienced folks
>> to become inordinately rude or terse with those who don't stick closely
>> to the guidelines presented, but in the hope that some of the newer
>> folks may have been ignorant of some of these "net common courtesies".
>> My goal is that we'll see "better" questions than some of what we've
>> It starts here
>> and goes through here
>> Don't ask people to reply by private e-mail
>> There is more of interest and there are postings on the web that are
>> shorter and more focused on the "do your homework and reports pertinent
>> data", but I'm getting the feeling that a general reminder is in order.
>> HTH and no offense targeted at/to anybody.
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> No offence taken but in the same way I don't think that link really
> follows the spirit of what happens here.
> The link you posted implies that you should exhaust all avenues before
> posting to a forum with a question.
> That isn't really in the spirit of this type of forum imho. Typically
> you get *better* answers on this forum than you do searching the web
> as the people here have first hand experience of using Centos. This
> forum shouldn't be seen as the last place you ask, in my opinion it
> should be one of the first. Additionally the link you posted asserts
> that people here won't want to be a question posters free consultant.
> All the people on this list that are regulars are on this list to
> contribute and share experience and information for free.
> For Centos questions this really should be one of the first places you
> ask for the best quality answers, after some remedial research. I
> enjoy being a part of this list as people's questions and the answers
> and ideas exchanged expand your knowledge and lead you to know about
> what others find hard or have had problems with, which is invaluable.
> All questions are valid, often people asking the simplest of questions
> are the ones who can benefit the most from information provided here.
> Admittedly personal flaming and those who are almost religious in
> their IT beliefs are not welcome on this type of forum, but we've all
> been in situations where comments ignite a passion to set the world
> straight.....and sometimes those discussions are the most amusing and
> thought provoking....--- dare I mention SELinux and disabling it.....
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