[CentOS] OT: Top Posting

Fri May 16 03:11:57 UTC 2008
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Carol Anne Ogdin wrote:
> Jumping in late here:  I sincerely wish that this list was maintained on any
> of the quality "bulletin board" or "Forum" tools.  It would reduce my eMail
> load, allow me to zoom in on just the issues of interest to me at the
> moment, and I can eMail those posts to myself that are relevant to my own
> needs for further editing and documentation.

If people only looked for questions when they were interested in an 
answer, there wouldn't be any answers.

> I find the entire USENET and eMail list thing utterly antediluvian, and
> wicked hard to use.  Often, I can only barely remember that *maybe*
> something relevant was discussed months ago, but is now relevant to my
> current issue today.  A "forum" is more practical as a tool for building a
> collective knowledge of the CentOS community.

But who would go there to post any answers?

> Of course, for those of you who still prefer this medium, a "forum" can
> eMail you posts, just like you see them today.  But people who would like to
> search for a solution from a year or so ago could search the central
> resource.


>> http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos

This is on the bottom of every message.  Click it sometime and follow 
the link there that says 'CentOS Archives'.  But Google is the place to 
search since it has the list contents and a lot of other resources.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com