[CentOS] Re: LDAP Server configs

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Mon Mar 12 23:46:52 UTC 2007

centos at 911networks.com wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Mar 2007 07:13:00 +0900
> John Summerfield <debian at herakles.homelinux.org> wrote:
>>The means that you need to learn to use google to find how to do
>>things. Google is faster than any mailing list, and will usually
>>turn up better answers.
> Let me translate your answer:
> This mailing list is useless and should not be used.
> Where does it say on the announcement email when I joined, that
> this mailing list should not be used to ask question, and we
> should drop it in favour of Google?

No. Think courtesy, a thing you illustrated you don't understand when 
you replied off-list.

Basically, you ask for help only after you've made a decent effort 
yourself. Ask google about netiquette and about asking good questions, 
Eric Raymond aka ESR has a useful treatise on the topic.

We are not your servant, let alone your slaves, and some of us get very 
testy when people presume too much.




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