rsync progress

Patrick Asselman iceblink at
Thu Oct 3 09:23:59 UTC 2013

On 2013-10-02 10:56, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 02/10/13 17:05, 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
> Just make sure that the wind and the currents are going in the right
> direction :-) .
> Oh, and watch out for the swordfish.
> BC

Personally I find people who go totally off-topic and then take their 
private matters to the mailing list more annoying than people who top 
post because their mailer just doesnt do that by default.

(Hint! Hint!)

Best regards,
Patrick  

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