thomas.cameron at camerontech.com
Tue Dec 7 03:40:43 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 10:32 -0600, Robert wrote:
> Just one thought....
> Anyone who feels abused or belittled should really have a look at a few
> other technical lists. One that comes to mind immediately is the
> Slackware list along about the time that RH8 was announced. It was bad.
> I unsubscribed after a day or two and made up my mind I'd drive RH7.3
> 'til the wheels fell off before I'd paint myself into the corner of
> depending on *that* bunch of hooligans for answers to my questions.
I came to the same conclusion about Sendmail because of the horrible
attitudes I saw on the Postfix mailing list.
Are you saying that because people are jerks on other lists it's OK to
be a jerk here? Or that because maybe the jerk to nice guy ratio is
better here that we should count ourselves lucky? I have to disagree.
> Face it, the people who provide most of the answers to technical
> questions spend more time honing their technical skills than attending
> Charm School. That's just the nature of the beast.
It doesn't make it right. Life's too short - be nice to each other.
How hard is it to be nice? Is it really that much of an imposition?
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