Author: Jeffrey Needle Date: Jun 8, 2010 07:43
> On 06/06/2010 02:27 PM, Jeffrey Needle wrote:
>> Well, tell the truth, I'm far too busy to troll anything. I'm just a
>> senior citizen trying to make sense of the Linux world. It's
>> sufficiently different from what we're used to that questions are
>> inevitable. And, if this newsgroup doesn't exist to help others and to
>> share ideas, why does it exist at all?
> From my experience usenet is a place more like UFC or MMA than a place
> for measured intellectual discourse or help. You've gotta develop a
> thick skin or use a killfile. I have a thick skin.
> The Ubuntu forums may be a friendlier place overall, but newsgroups tend
> to be more dynamic and faster paced and less restrained (which can be
> good or bad). I agree this place ideally should be a place to get
> helpful answers or to provide them when one reaches a critical knowledge
> threshold where that's possible. Often it is, but other times we get ...