hello new user
dingo at coco2.arach.net.au
Thu Sep 23 03:13:00 UTC 2004
People need to be a little more careful with their subject lines. If
you're seeking help, you need to attract the attention of someone who can.
Most lists such as this are "staffed" by volunteers who are not
obgligated to read every email. Sometimes, some people might be paid to
look over the list, but they are likely to be outnumbered by the
volunteers, and sometimes it can even happen that those volunteers have
I looked at the subject line of this, and it looks to me like you're
saying hello to some new user of something. Since I'm not a new user of
anything in particular (it's too late to consider me a new user of
Ubuntu), I figured you were trying to hoax me into some porn site or
The _only_ reason I read this was because, so far, I've not seen spam on
this list (but I have received spam at the address OI use for this list).
A subject line such as, "Desired s/w for G4" would probably attract the
attention of the right crowd and let the rest of get on with beating up
on Ubuntu to see what breaks.
Thanks for your time.
As best you can, use standard English. I appreciate that many people
grew up speaking Spanish, Chinese, Turkish and any of the hundreds of
languages spoken in PNG and don't have a good grasp of English, but
there are quite a few who think it k001 to do it differently.
I've raved on far more than I intended, I'll get out of your way and
leave you to read this:
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