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SubjectRe: Maybe I have a bad day or something
Think of L-K as a very lossy communications path where lots of retries are
necessary. john

On Mon, 24 Dec 2001, David Lang wrote:

> response to questions does vary drasticly, I've been reading the list for
> almost 5 years now and while I seldom post most of the time I get an
> immediate response (unfortunantly sometimes I can't folow up immediatly
> with the requested info). When I don't get a response for a few days I try
> to get more detail on the problem and repost, eventually I do get some
> response.
>
> one thing to remember about posting here. if you get a response that is
> just wrong, argue back, point out why it's wrong. Everyone on this list
> (up to and including Linus) makes mistakes and dismisses stuff to quickly
> at times. some questions get asked frequently enough that they have a
> canned answer (useing binary only modules and reporting a bug for example)
> but most of the time there is a real answer eventually.
>
> David Lang
>
>
> On Mon, 24 Dec 2001, Matthew Johnson wrote:
>
> > Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2001 08:11:28 -0800
> > From: Matthew Johnson <matthew@psychohorse.com>
> > To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> > Subject: Re: Maybe I have a bad day or something
> >
> > On Monday 24 December 2001 06:23 am, Pat Villani wrote:
> > > You're not alone. Frankly, I just skim the subjects and some messages to
> > > figure out whether or not to read further.
> > >
> > > Don't get discouraged. There are way more readers who don't post than the
> > > vocal minority who whine about coding styles or why Linus didn't pick up
> > > their patch. I found this out a while ago. I wrote the original FreeDOS
> > > code and ran into this constantly. I admire Linus for not letting it get
> > > him down; it did for me. I eventually quit the project altogether,
> > > disgusted with the bozos.
> > >
> >
> > I am one of those readers that don't post, well to now. I don't want to make
> > a fool out of myself, plus nothing yet has really piqued my interest and I
> > never went to University to do CS or CE, played too much Rugby instead (but I
> > want to go sometime perhaps), so my prgramming really is not up to scratch
> > yet. Perhaps this is reflected on others too. Not above beta testing of
> > course.
> >
> > Whining occurs pretty much everywhere, not just here. As this is an open and
> > free development perhaps people feel free to be a little less professional in
> > their words, rather than just reporting facts. Linus seems to be very Hobbit
> > like, very humble indeed. Only Linus probably knows why it does not seem to
> > get him down.
> >
> >
> > > Well, I know I'm going to get flames on this one. That's OK, it'll keep me
> > > warm this Christmas. May everyone have a safe and happy Holiday Season.
> > >
> >
> > Nope, they may let you freeze instead. Happy Christmas and New Year to
> > everyone, may 2002 be very much more successful than 2001. 2001 was probably
> > jinxed due to Arthur C Clark anyway...
> >
> > > Pat
> >
> > Matt
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