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Re: [OT] How to help the OP? (was: How long will this take?)

l0f4r0@tuta.io (12020-06-10):
> It's the usual dilemma on mailing-lists/forums:
> * Are the respondents supposed to answer the  OP question directly without hindsight (potential XY problem sometimes - http://xyproblem.info/)?
> * Or are they expected to put the issue into perspective and challenge it? I know it can be frustrating because this is not always the answer we as OP want to read but it can be really instructive as we understand we were on a wrong track.

There is no dilemma at all: we are not paid help-desk technicians.


  Nicolas George

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