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Re: Debian User List

On Sat, 2007-03-31 at 20:45 -0500, John C wrote:
> Greg Folkert wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-03-31 at 13:45 -0700, Tyler MacDonald wrote:
> >> Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar@fantomas.sk> wrote:
> >>> Actually, I would prefer if [OT] messages would be kept [OOTL]
> >>> (out of this list)
> >> I said this once before and got shot down, but here it is again:
> >>
> >> If this list is supposed to be for idle chit-chat among the debian
> >> community, then we really have no mailing list specifically for people to
> >> talk about debian, or get help about debian. We should have at least another
> >> list, probably "debian-help".
> > 
> > Okay, so why would *I* subscribe to that list?
> > 
> A better question would be.. Why would those who are tired of the 
> OT bull sessions want you to?
> It would probably be a lot better for the new users to help 
> themselves than to be pawns for your ego. Sure they'll make 
> mistakes, but I suspect they'll learn more in the long run.

Piss-off. I don't do it for ego, but it seems you do.
greg, greg@gregfolkert.net

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