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Re: cygwin, and comment on rejection
On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 12:06:18PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 09:36:37AM -0700, Sarir Khamsi wrote:
>>Christopher Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>>Good point. I do reject some subjects like that in the main cygwin
>>>list but I hadn't done so here.
>>>I have now, though. However, if people think that's too harsh, I'll
>>>remove that restriction.
>>A person's inability to articulate their problem should not deprive
>>them of help. Yes, I feel this is too harsh.
>I thought I'd get that response but it sort of misses the point, IMO.
>This doesn't stop people cold. It just prevents their first attempt
>sending email to the mailing list from being a clueless one. This is
>exactly what the suggestions at http://cygwin.com/problems.html were
>intended to stop.
But, regardless, I asked for feedback and the first two responses were
"don't do it" so I've removed this.