Technical support, not general discussions (Was: basic)

Tero Pesonen ubuntu-users at
Wed Feb 3 14:29:25 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-02-03 at 15:19 +0100, Odd wrote:
> Tero Pesonen wrote:
> > On Wed, 2010-02-03 at 14:59 +0100, Odd wrote:
> >> Geeeze, people. No wonder people are turned away from Linux,with the
> >> kind of 'help' they get here. How about some courtesy and flexibility
> >> for newcomers? I've seen lots of others asking for this kind of help in
> >> the past, without getting this kind of dismissal. Thanks, Amedee, you're
> >> a real 'champ'. :-(
> > 
> > Why is this list titled "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general
> > discussions" instead of "Ubuntu user support, not for general
> > discussions"? Where is "non-technical" (whatever that is) support?
> How about some courtesy and flexibility for newcomers?

I am not following you, sorry. My question was, why is this list restricted to
*technical* support only? Because, as far as I can see, there is no list
for non-technical support (which, I think, is quite difficult to define,
hence my "whatever that is".) 

Tero Pesonen

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