[Shorewall-users] Newbie list question ? Or not ?
teastep at shorewall.net
Thu Dec 4 14:27:45 PST 2003
On Thu, 2003-12-04 at 14:00, Scott Merrill wrote:
> I _completely_ understand your frustration, as I watch in awe at the
> consistent level of in-depth technical advice you've provided to the list. I
> wonder, though, if perhaps you aren't being a little too literal while others
> are being too informal?
It's possible -- email is a rather imprecise medium.
> I've been quiet through all the discussion so far because I don't have any
> positive contributions to make. It seems like you genuinely want to provide
> technical support, and I respect that committment to your work. I don't want
> to advocate a solution like "Tom should only answer question that the
> community can't answer in three days" because I don't want to tell you how to
> run your show. I think a better solution is "Tom answers the questions he
> feels like answering, and sod the rest." ;)
It may come to that :)
> I think the newbies list is a good thing, provided the community is gentle in
> redirecting people who incorrectly / too-quickly subscribe to the
> (non-newbie) users mailing.
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