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From Michael Zwicker <macse...@ns.sympatico.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache Will Not Start
Date Fri, 29 Aug 2003 22:34:50 GMT
Yeah, so take it Easy, Doyle. If you don't feel like giving HELPFUL 
input to someones problem, don't bother making someone feel unwanted on 
the list.

-Mike

Leif W wrote:

>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "mgarriss" <mgarriss@earthlink.net>
>To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
>Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 11:20 AM
>Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Apache Will Not Start
>
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>>Boyle Owen wrote:
>>
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>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>From: Cody Harris [mailto:hchs@ns.sympatico.ca]
>>>>
>>>>/etc/hosts?
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>Have you actually got a computer or are your just txting in your
>>>messages?
>>>
>>>This is about the tersest thread I've ever seen! If you'd been a little
>>>more verbose to begin with, your problem would've been solved several
>>>messages ago because the other respondents would not have felt so
>>>inclined to be as reticent as you. Your mono-syllabic postings give me
>>>the impression that you are far too busy to be bothered explaining your
>>>problem and would rather have others figure all out all the possible
>>>answers and post them in detail for you...
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>While I have to agree with you I will have to say this, we 'the more
>>computer savvy' should be a bit more polite in these situations.  Maybe
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>Agreed.
>
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>>instead pointing to a FAQ (http://httpd.apache.org/docs/misc/FAQ.html)
>>or a mailing list tips page (no time to find a good one right now)
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>>>From the Apache mailing lists page ( http://httpd.apache.org/lists.html ),
>there's a link to  Eric S. Raymond's "How To Ask Questions The Smart Way"
>( http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html ).  For those of us
>answering questions, maybe we should consider "How To Answer Questions The
>Smart Way" (yet to be written?).  :)
>
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>>instead.  Apache is a great project and we should not scare away people
>>who might be switching from IIS. :)
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>Hopefully not scaring people away, but as with any change of software, or
>any expansion of knowledge, there's a learning curve, so you've got to read
>docs, FAQs, README and INSTALL files, man pages, and a few Google searches,
>and bring a readiness to do some of the work when asking a question.  Be a
>part of the process, not just dropping a question and hoping everyone else
>answers it.  Got to try things, keep notes on what works for you, etc.
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>>just my 2c
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>Likewise.
>
>Leif
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