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4:46 pm on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

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If you have never read the excellent document by Eric S (mr open source) Raymond on how to ask good questions, then you owe it to yourself to do so:

[catb.org...]

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Dude, that is a nice link. I'll try to dig more through that at home.
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URGENT!

THANX U POSTED LINK BRETT_TABKE - NOW TELL ME HOW TO CLOAK AND SITE #1! AIM ME ASAP!

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uh! I need this one. Thanks.
8:01 pm on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

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[out of lurk mode]

So, I've been reading for 1.5 years, and decided to register yesterday. I guess this is a good first post. :P

We're known over on the qmail (a UNIX mail server) list for being very short and specific with answers. Some people interpret it as rudeness, but it's really not. We always point them here:

[homepages.tesco.net...]

Also, to dis-encourage "one-timers":

[homepages.tesco.net...]

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Yep, that is a must read. He gives very specific advice and a good feel for how his community works, and I like his in-your-face style. RTFM, STFW - hehehe
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Everyone develops a pet peave or two. Mine is people that answer a question and then sign with, "hope that helps".
9:11 pm on Apr 10, 2003 (gmt 0)

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I ONLY ever do that when I've given a spoof answer...not something I do very often here...but something I do frequently on Usenet