a humble suggestion for newbie guidance

Gordon Keehn gordonkeehn at netzero.net
Mon Sep 13 20:12:04 UTC 2004

    And having to wade through a long list of old posts that I've 
already read and digested to get to the meat aggravates me.  Learn to 
live with the foibles of others.  I have.  If all new members toed the 
line that you've drawn, they wouldn't be new members.

Gordon Keehn

Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
>> Yes, you've posted a long rant telling us how much top posting, 
>> "URGENT HELP PLS!!!", and long signatures piss you off...
> and i mention it because top posting (and HTML posts) are easily the 
> most common aggravations, not only on red hat-related mailing lists, 
> but on most mailing lists of which i'm a member.  and if new members 
> could be told right up front not to do such things, the world would be 
> a better place.
> feel better now?
> rday

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