rsync progress

chris chevhq at
Wed Oct 2 08:05:52 UTC 2013

On 02/10/13 20:05, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 10/02/2013 01:40 AM, chris wrote:
>> 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
> Me too! I'm looking right now at an innertube with hardly any holes in 
> it. :) Ric

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