On Friday 23 September 2005 08:23 am, Antony Gelberg wrote: > Albert wrote: > > michael wrote: > > <snip> > > > >> and insults don't generally inspire people to respond in a helpful > >> manner, but then you prob knew that already ;) > > > > Insults? I only responded in kind to Antony, who believes answering a > > newbie question is 'breast feeding'. > > No, that is not what I believe. I believe that answering any question > without reference to how the OP could have found the answer himself is > "breast feeding". Which is fine, but the support burden here is large, > and we should look at ways of lessening it. So answer the question and teach him how to ask a smart question while you're at it, or at least suggest ESR's Smart Questions essay as an introduction to mailing lists.
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