Help translating some terms on rhn-client-tools
Xavier Conde Rueda
xavi.conde at gmail.com
Thu May 3 09:06:43 UTC 2007
By the way, any help on term "compliance"? Sure some people is also
Thanks in advance. Again.
2007/5/3, Xavier Conde Rueda <xavi.conde at gmail.com>:
> Uou, I lost that thread...
> I'm true sorry Alain, I really forgot to thank you. I read your mail,
> but I wasn't able to find the right terms for Catalan, so I forgot
> system-config-printer and I didn't thank you. I really appreciated it.
> Anyway, I'm sure many other people read your answer, was useful for
> them and didn't thanked you. Have you blamed them yet? Any volunteer
> to get blamed by Alain? Any hands? No? No? No? No?
> I use to thank people their work, really :), and I do it a lot. I just
> forgot you.
> 2007/5/1, Lauri Nurmi <lanurmi at iki.fi>:
> > ti, 2007-05-01 kello 02:03 +0200, Alain PORTAL kirjoitti:
> > > Le dimanche 29 avril 2007, Xavier Conde Rueda a écrit :
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I'm having some difficulties translating the terms "compliance" and [...]
> > > >
> > > > Thanks in advance!
> > >
> > > If you aren't able to thank people who try to help you, perhaps you can't get
> > > more help...
> > > Don't expect to have any help from me.
> > It is interesting that you interpret the completely polite phrase
> > "Thanks in advance" as an insult.
> > > Everybody who answer my question have my thanks.
> > > That is respect.
> > No, "thanks" is only a word. If you automatically say that to everyone
> > who helps you on the list, how sincere are you really? Do you really
> > express your gratitude, or just say it to look grateful. And how can
> > the reader distinguish true gratitude from pretty words without deeper
> > meaning?
> > Also, I don't think there is any reason to think a person receiving help
> > would not be grateful, or would want to show disrespect by not
> > explicitly saying "thanks." The problem with the "thanks" messages is
> > that their informational value is zero, and still every list member
> > receives them, and must spend time reading them.
> > Imagine what would mailing lists be like, if everyone receiving help
> > would thank each helper separately once per question. Approximately 50
> > per cent of all the messages on the list would be one-liners with
> > someone saying "thanks" to someone else. It would be an annoyance to
> > find the messages with real content from that haystack.
> > Besides, shouldn't everyone receiving "thanks" also reply "you're
> > welcome" to show proper respect?
> > Regards,
> > LN
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