On Tue, 12 Jul 2005, Rory Browne wrote:
> If we're going to be pedantic about it we could say that this is a
> linux _users_ group list, and not so much a linux list.
Hmm, no. It's the Linux *admins* list.
If a Linux user must subscribe to this list to use Linux, it's most
definitely a deficiency.
> Common Sense dictates that you don't ask a linux group how to solve
> a MSWord Problem. Hopefully experience would direct him to a more
> suitable forum like Experts Exchange in future.
> Having that said the OP has apologised for his (hopefully
> temporary) lapse in common sense, and has I think, been adaquately
> chastised for it, so I don't see any need for this topic to
To be honest, it's fairly damn easy to just collapse and ignore
threads one is not interested in - i do it all the time, even if they
are Linux/unix related. (Course, one needs to use a non-crippleware
MUA..). I prefer to see helpful answers, even if just "Try googling
for xyz, and this subject isn't appropriate for this list" - we all
regularly make mistakes when we hit the send button.
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