rsync progress

chris chevhq at
Wed Oct 2 05:40:38 UTC 2013

On 02/10/13 16:53, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 02/10/13 11:22, Ric Moore wrote:
>> On 09/30/2013 12:59 PM, Tommy Trussell wrote:
>>> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 6:26 AM, Patrick Asselman <iceblink at
>>> <mailto:iceblink at>> wrote:
>>>     On 2013-09-28 20:33, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
>>>         So far I have almost never got any answers to anything I 
>>> asked here,
>>>     And adding this line will make sure that this improves, right?
>>> I'm not sure of the "official" stance about supporting this mailing
>>> list, but in my opinion it is getting a bit less helpful every month.
>>> I'm not certain of the cause, but I believe it's because the only 
>>> way to
>>> "police" problematic postings is to warn and/or ban after the fact.
>>> The discussion forums (the official Ubuntu ones as well as others) are
>>> probably somewhat better places to discuss technical questions,
>>> especially if they are consistently and conscientiously moderated.
>> No, that tends to run experienced people off instead. The BEST way to 
>> get a response is to show that you have already done your own 
>> homework first and still come up empty. That makes the quest a 
>> challenge. Or, if someone just falls down and cries HELP ME! it 
>> usually doesn't. Doing some demonstrable personal due-diligence first 
>> is the key for successful support participation within the older hard 
>> line users.
>> Plus, the problem has to be ~interesting~ and/or resolvable for 
>> anyone else to spend time with it. This is olde timey stuff and 
>> olde-timey list netiquette. Plus, your remark is just "glittering 
>> generalities" with no basis in fact.
>> Help someone ...if you're that concerned. That is easy, with a bit of 
>> experience. But to Google up the answer for someone else? Nah. 
>> Personally I am not interested in doing that and thereby foster a 
>> dependency. I doubt anyone else here is either. Ric
>> p/s You'll NEVER see me reply to a top poster either, but that's just 
>> me.
> Well said.
> As well, a top-poster gets two (2) chances with me. On the third 
> occasion they get relegated to the latrine bucket to join the rest of 
> the assholes I have come across in the past and their posts are no 
> longer visible to me.
> BC
Well put Basil.
Hopefully will be in Sydney next year.  Will let you know

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