On Tuesday 10 April 2018 05:45:46 Dan Purgert wrote: > Gene Heskett wrote: > > On Monday 09 April 2018 15:45:34 Brian wrote: > >> Not really. It would be a poorer debian-user without > >> well-intentioned engagement. > > > > Maybe so, Brian, but in cases like this it would improve the overall > > quality of the answers. And that more often than not, is desirable. > > I find I learn more when people (not necessarily you) say something > well-intended, and then get corrected.
I do too, because the correction is often accompanied by the reasoning behind it, going into more detail then "thats just how it is". > Granted, *finding* those posts > in the sometimes unweildy (and by then, boring) threads can be a > challenge :) There is that too, makes it hard to find the goodies. I use kmails "mark as important", those msgs containing good info. They don't get deleted quite as easily by list expiry maintenance. -- Cheers, Gene Heskett -- "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order." -Ed Howdershelt (Author) Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene>