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Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Nov 17 02:04:20 PST 2008

On Mon, 17 Nov 2008 11:01:03 +0100 (CET), Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at> wrote:
>>> those who are not just less experienced but so brainless that they
>>> can't even sent a subscribing mail to mailing list!!!!
>>> they will not become experienced unix users ever.
>> We can help as much as we can, by subscribing and trying to keep the S:N
>> ratio high, or we can start whining forever about how everyone _else_
>> should spend their own time.  I think the later is not a good idea.
> there is not much place to help ALREADY, as there are maybe 2-3 on-topic
> questions a day. and i do answer and help if i can.
> but soon it will be much worse.

I beg to differ.  I don't like playing the `old fart' card, but I've
been a subscriber to questions for a decade or so.  I haven't noticed
any significant reduction in the quality of traffic.  It still rocks as
much as it did back in 1998 when I started lurking around here :)

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