This used to be a great list
wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 19:13:44 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-08-25 at 12:09 +0000, Robert Spanjaard wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Aug 2010 13:43:32 +0200, Amedee Van Gasse wrote:
> > Op 24-08-10 20:43, daniel mcfarland schreef:
> >> I agree. I'd wager that about 99.999999% of these topics and
> >> questions could be answered
> >> just by doing a bit of googling.
> > Do you know what annoys me? In the rare cases that *I* have a question,
> > it is usually quite complex, and the only answer that Google can find is
> > my own question on this or other mailing lists. It's like a snake biting
> > it's own tail.
> > This has happened to me more than a couple of times. It wouldn't
> > surprise me if there was a word for this phenomenon in The Jargon File.
> What I find even more annoying, is googling for a _frequently_ asked
> question, finding about a hundred different answers, and _none_ of them
> actually work.
Especially after you have edited config files, according to the answer
found, and then notice it was written in 2008. They REALLY need to bury
some of that stuff. Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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