Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/08/04/01:13:51

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Date: Sun, 03 Aug 1997 22:12:05 -0700
To: Auspex AT usa DOT net
From: "Alan Wilson" <awilson AT wilshire DOT com>
Subject: Re: Cant we all just get along??
Cc: djgpp AT delorie DOT com

At 12:22 AM 7/31/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Well, i'm pretty new to this group, but i've noticed that every time
>someone asks a stupid question, everyone gets on their backs!! Please
>people, just cuz someone didnt read one of the readmes or docs that come
>with djgpp doesn't mean you have to yell at them! People need to learn
>from their mistakes, not be scolded... and just because you've seen tons
>of newbies asking the same dumb question, it doesnt mean you need to get
>mad at the next one that comes in! Some of you people need to lighten
>up! If someone is trying to learn how to program, sometimes they need
>help with little things. Why can't we all just get along?

I have to agree that people shouldn't be scolded for asking questions.  But
they should READ THE README FILE before they ask the question.  Otherwise,
they are just being LAZY.  

I think every computer program, game etc...that comes out nowadays always
tells the reader to READ THE MANUAL FIRST.  People have no excuse not to
read the readme files...they cannot hide behind ignorance's
just plain laziness.

My view.

Alan Wilson

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