Why questions don't get answered, or "No, I've already RTFM, tell me the answer!"

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Dec 30 05:15:35 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 22:04, William Case wrote:

> > Now, a Linux Newbies document should point these places out to new
> > Linux users. It should also point out the accumulated tricks and
> > techniques, like using google to search this list or bugzilla. The
> > how to ask a question on this group document is a waste if it does
> > not include these tricks and information sources as PLACES to search.
> > One might even include tricks about using RPM to figure out which
> > package contains a file that has you mystified.
> > 
> That should be all included in a central help program.

Central to what, the world?  Google is as close as you'll
get.   How is anything supposed to know what assortment
of programs written by thousands of different people
over dozens of years you have assembled together on your

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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