On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 00:24, Paul O'Malley wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-05-16 at 22:09, Ruairi Newman wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-05-16 at 23:09, Kae Verens wrote:
> > Yes, this is actually one of the most useful things about the Sun
> > Managers list's archives. People usually post a summary back to the
> > list when they resolve a problem.
>> I think this idea has a lot of merit.
> Am I correct in saying the protocol is, there is an expectation that if
> you ask a question, when you sort your problem, you are requested to
> post back.
> If this is the case the only person who did that here is Frank in
> Waterford, in recent times.
>This is exactly the case. Not to do it is considered a bit anti-social,
in fact. Summary posts would be an excellent way to enhance the utility
of the ILUG lists, but how many people are prepared to post back the fix
to their issue(s)?
The normal way summary posts are identified on Sun Managers is that the
word SUMMARY is prepended to the mail subject.
> I would support this and as I say to people if it helps document it, it
> costs you a minute and saves others hours.
Exactly, and it would make the archives much more valuable in future.
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