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

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Sat Jul 31 03:08:44 UTC 2010

On 31/07/2010 12:49, NoOp wrote:
> 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:
> http://www.ubuntu.com/community/conduct
> 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?

Nah....he has already given you the clue..."Mandrake"!

(It's like (re Manuel), "He comes from Barcelona". :-) )


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