2009/12/15 Wade Smart <email@example.com>:
> Jozsef wrote:
>> Wade Smart wrote:
>>> thomas wrote:
>>>> Peter Humphrey wrote:
>>>>> As a newcomeer to this list I'm intrigued to know whether the hijacking of
>>>>> threads is commonplace and accepted here. On other lists I know, any such
>>>>> behaviour is stamped on instantly, yet it keeps happening here with impunity.
>>>> I was accused of hijacking threads. Then someone told me what hijacking
>>>> treads was and I
>>>> stopped. Maybe people are clueless to hijacking. I am using Thunderbird
>>>> and I would start new
>>>> threads by deleting the content of a posting and then make a new one.
>>> Thread hijacking can be either: posting a different problem under a old
>>> topic OR deleting the contents of a email and posting a new problem. To
>>> start a new thread - start a totally new email.
>> I was also wondering about the mailing list, is it something like: you
>> have a problem and you post your message no matter if someone else had
>> the same problem already before on the mailing list, but you didn't
>> notice that or maybe it was long time ago?
>> Is that OK or we need to search the archives before posting?
>> By the way, I like IRC
> Its always better to search for solutions before posting. However, I
> have had problems and did exactly know what I was searching for to begin
> with. Say you have no internet on your new setup. Is it the hardware? A
> misconfigured firewall? Your router seperate from the computer? Some
> people are so new to computers, they dont know what they dont know. If
> you find a post last year that works - great! If not, post. Im sure some
> *will find fault with that but, if you dont ask questions that make
> sense to you, you wont get answers to help solve the problem. Someone
> elses question may not sound like its the same problem to you so, ask it
> in your own words.
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