-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: > On Tuesday, 12 December 2006 at 19:47:52 -0800, Garrett Cooper wrote: >> Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: >>> On Tuesday, 12 December 2006 at 16:49:39 -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: >>>> Until then STFU you ungrateful bastards. All you once were dumb >>>> newbies who didn't know FreeBSD from free beer, and I'll bet more >>>> than a few of you sent e-mail to questions, thinking it was an >>>> actual person who gave a damn. Boy were you surprised! >>> Ted, there are other aspects of the list protocol. One has to do with >>> message format. You seem to have great difficulty with this one, >>> requiring other people to manually reformat, and often to guess what >>> you're talking about. >>> >>> Another has to do with politeness. You seem to abuse this one again >>> and again; it's one of the reasons why I seldom read this mailing list >>> any more. You've probably driven off a number of people who would be >>> able to give *helpful* answers. Please stop. >>> >>> Greg >> Wayne, et. all, >> There's an obvious reason why the mailing list is open to all, >> so instead of conjecturing on why it's the way it is, we should just >> accept the way it is and leave things like that? > > You sent this only to me, at least according to the headers. Did > Wayne get it? > >> Greg, >> I do empathize with what you said in the past, in regard to what >> I wrote. I've come across many cases in the past where I couldn't solve >> what I needed to get solved by using Google, so I've turned to >> knowledgeable people on the list to help solve my problems, >> respectfully, cause I know that my knowledge or time was limited. >> I just was trying to emphasize the fact that I wanted to teach >> others how to fish, instead of just providing them with the fish, so as >> to speak, as the proverb goes. That way they would strengthen their >> knowledge, as well as benefit the community with their experience. Many >> times people have asked similar questions, which can be solved more >> quickly by doing a little bit of research on their topic of question. >> I'm not trying to say that my way is right and that it should >> always be done. It's just a means to discovering the truth or solving a >> problem, one of the frustrating and challenging things about life. To >> each and her's their own, but I'm just trying to provide a solution that >> works for me in the hope that the reader will be able to solve their >> problem :). > > I don't have a problem with what you have written (or at least, I > can't recall any such problem :-). I was talking to Ted, who can be > quite obnoxious at times. > > FWIW, I tend to agree with what you say, though that doesn't mean I > won't disagree on a detail at a later date. > > Greg > -- > Finger [EMAIL PROTECTED] for PGP public key. > See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
Understood. I hate it when I reply to the wrong person =\.. Sorry for the extra email and take care! - -Garrett -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFFf3qHEnKyINQw/HARAkqgAJ0WoEzC8JIGhWODYLxikLy64bonQQCgjW/u 79gjW00GzJ5InJZLSpPVM3c= =q80r -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"