[Thread Hijack] Re: How do I upgrade Ubuntu OS from the CD.

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jul 31 02:49:26 UTC 2010

On 07/29/2010 09:17 PM, Stephen Michael Kuhn wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Jul 2010 01:48:35 pm NoOp wrote:
>> *PLEASE* start a *new* thread. You are hijacking an existing thread on
>> the list and your subject has nothing to do with the original thread.
>> I'll repeat:
>> http://www.ubuntu.com/support/community/mailinglists
>> Read the entire page, and then re-read the 'Threading' section.
> Gosh, I remember the days (read "years") that I spent as a list-cop for RH and 
> Mandrake...brings back heaps strange memories...glad to know the same spirit 
> still lives on...

I see you are new here... it might be worthwhile for you to read that
link as well as this one:

Hijacking threads is frowned on in _any_ mailing list that I am aware
of. Please respect the OP of the *original* thread and start a new one
instead. Asking to do so has nothing to do with being a "list-cop", but
instead having the common courtesy to respect others threads & try to
abide by the guidelines of this list. Same for others that disregard the
OP/thread & respond to the hijack. IMO it's better to politely advise
the hijacker (new or old list user) to *please* start a new thread
rather than have the OP/thread entirely overridden by the hijacked
thread subject. Surely, as a former "list-cop" you understand that... right?

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