[CentOS] Why one shouldn't cross post [was: putting "/tmp" to memory]

Mon Jan 24 15:02:58 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 3:33 PM, Leonard den Ottolander
> <leonard at den.ottolander.nl> wrote:
>> On Sun, 2011-01-23 at 21:00 -0500, Mailing List wrote:
>>> I can not see the reason to why his question is being scrutinized.  If
>>> I needed an answer whether it be homework or legitimate work I was
doing, I would
>>> ask where ever I thought I would get the right answer.
>> Cross posting, especially such basic questions is frowned upon. It's a
>> very selfish attitude, childish even, as in "I need everyone's attention
>> and I need it right now". It shows you don't appreciate the effort
> Instead of wasting time and bandwidth on this flame, why not just tell
> him what todo?

Rudi, this is an explanation of *why* it's frowned on, and a link to the
std. nettiquitte FAQ. If you think this is a flame, you've never seen a
*real* flame. Or, for that matter, google for someone being MSTed....

             mark, who got on usenet in '91