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Re: FYI: HTML targets in "Smart Questions"

--- Raphael <> wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Jul 2002, Jim Balcom wrote:
> > On Sun, 21 Jul 2002, Dario Alcocer wrote:
> >
> > DA>>The idea is not split the list, but for initial posters (from what
> > DA>>I've seen on this list, most first-time posters qualify as
> newbies)
> > DA>>to get a quick lesson in posting meaningful questions *before*
> they
> > DA>>get to post (only for the first post.)  That's why I suggested the
> > DA>>poster, before they're allowed to post for the first time, get an
> > DA>>e-mail asking them (in a cordial tone, obviously) that they
> *please*
> > DA>>read the ESR essay *first*[1].
> >
> > I find your assumption that all first time posters are newbies and
> need to
> > be trained offensive.
> >
> > The fact that newbies questions get ignored is upsetting.
> >
> > Nicholas W?'s attitude is horrible!
> >
> > I've learned that this is not a package that I need to waste any more
> time
> > on. I've heard that it is great. But, like OS/2, it won't install and
> no
> > help is available for simple problems.
> >
> Thats a bit short tempered, I'm not a real newbee and I know how to find
> most answers, but I agree there's some fear to ask a question but no
> reason to dump cygwin, it's great and there is help.

Larry Hall, where are you (when we need you the most)?

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