[nycbug-talk] list protocol. . .
Wed Feb 18 14:06:41 EST 2004
On Wed, 18 Feb 2004 09:14:44 -0500
"G. Rosamond" <george at sddi.net> wrote:
> ->-----Original Message-----
> ->From: Dan Langille [mailto:dan at langille.org]
> ->Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 9:10 AM
> ->To: G. Rosamond
> ->Cc: 'Marc Spitzer'; talk at lists.nycbug.org
> ->Subject: RE: [nycbug-talk] list protocol. . .
> ->On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, G. Rosamond wrote:
> ->> that's funny in some ways, but the reality is that no one
> ->should panic
> ->> about inquiring about "stupid questions" on this list.
> ->Labelling a question as stupid says more about the labeller
> ->than it does the question. We must not forget what it was
> ->like to not know what we know. Each of us was a newbie.
> ->Lest anyone get their toes in a twist, I am not pointing
> ->anyone out (indeed, I don't know of anyone I could point out
> ->in this regard). I am just responding to George's reference
> ->to stupid questions.
> that was in quotes. . .no such thing as stupid questions on this list.
> seems like we're all on the same wavelength, for the most part.
Stupid is not what sets me off, lazy is what sets me off. If someone
wants to do something and they get pointed to the docs but does not read
and still asks for the same answer then I start getting irritated.
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