[CentOS] vsftpd question

Drew drew.kay at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 15:18:49 UTC 2009

>> Please stop being rude to the members of this list.
> I am not being rude in the least. Perhaps it is because email is so
> difficult to communicate attitudes, as we all know, that you are viewing
> things one way while I am saying them another. At any rate, please accept my
> apologies, although I have not been rude and therefore truly have no need to
> apologize.

Hi Victor,

The problem here, what's got people calling you rude, isn't the
language of your posts to this list, it's the questions. We all have
day jobs and we come on this list to ask questions to help us better
complete our day job and/or our hobby.

That's not to say that we expect everyone on this list to be linux
experts, far from it. What we do expect is that people will have done
their homework, reading the manuals/man pages, googling the problem,
etc before they come to the list.

To many us, myself included, you've come across as someone who hasn't
done their homework before asking questions. Simple things like "How
do I start MySQL at boot?" take a few minutes of reading the CentOS
manual to find the answer. When you pose the question, someone answers
with "read the manual" (because the answer is easy to find), and you
respond with "I'm too busy to read the manual, I'll read it later",
that comes across as extremely rude. It's rude because is shows
disrespect for the time we take out of our day to read lists like
CentOS and help others.

Hope that helps.


"Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood."
--Marie Curie

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