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Re: Kate Draven: Rodney's Questions

On Mon February 20 2006 13:00, Kate Draven wrote:
> Not that I follow what you're saying or asking completely but ok.
> > > Why didn't you do what Daniel asked and paste your repositories and
> > > pinning info so that we all might learn something? ...or, at least,
> > > mention what the trouble was.
> Not sure what you're asking. If I understand your question correctly, I
> didn't understand that Daniel was asking me to paste my info into the
> email. It didn't occur to me that may have been what he was asking. Plus it
> was 3 AM I wanted to go to sleep :).

I think he was asking you to post your preferences and sources.list files. 
Presumably to check if there was a mis-configuration in one of them which 
could have caused the trouble you you were having.

Ah yes, I certainly do understand working on something far too long when I 
should have been sleeping. :-)

> > > I realise that there is no particular reason for you to care if anyone
> >>
> >> else learns anything from your question but I read through these things
> >> so I can learn.
> I do care if people learn, I don't need a reason to. Its just the right
> thing to do. If you wanted to learn something you could have just joined in
> and asked. I would have welcomed it.

Err, that's what I did, join in and ask. 

> > > I'm a little confused because it seems to me you hijacked someone
> > > else's question to ask yours in the first place
> I didn't hijack anyone's question.

To me your question appeared to be threaded to a question about XFS from 
Robert Edmonds rather than starting a new topic and thread for your question. 

> > > but perhaps my GUI mail reader
> > > isn't handling threading correctly. Obviously from your comment about
> > > your name in the subject line you don't use a mail reader that shows a
> > > subject column.
> I use kmail. Using my name and a colon allows people to use it as a tag to
> redirect it to another mailbox, account or directory within their email
> client. Plus it allows them to immediately see, its from me.

I immediately see it's from you by looking at the Sender column in KMail. 

I'm pretty sure most email clients could filter (for redirection) on your name 
in the From header as well as in the Subject header. I know both KMail and 
Thunderbird can do that. 

> If you have anymore questions, you can email me directly at
> borgqueen@earthlink.net,

Probably best to keep it on the list, in case anyone else is interested. By 
the way, you still haven't said what it was that resolved the problem you 
asked about in your original question, your not seeing the KDE backports. 
That's the part I could learn from, the resolution of the problem.


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