Re: Stop insulting users
- Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:10:57 -0500
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Stop insulting users
On Friday 18 January 2019 17:20:33 David Wright wrote:
> On Fri 18 Jan 2019 at 16:14:17 (-0500), Gene Heskett wrote and
> misquoted Dominik George: […]
> > > >The OP posted to each and every user PLUS the list. That is a
> > > > huge no no. Consider yourself advised that us old timers don't
> > > > go for that and never have. Ric
> > +1 from another old timer. And at 84 & as of last week part bionic,
> > Ric is right as rain.
> > > I never saw a mail where they did that. Plonk.
> > I got at least 4 such to me and to the list. If Ric hadn't beat me
> > to it, I was about to write another procmail recipe. Might yet if
> > the OP that started this doesn't desist with spamming all the list
> > members plus posting to the list.
> I haven't seen any spam from plataleas plataleas. By "spamming", do
> you mean that you got individually addressed messages duplicating
> their list postings, or something else entirely?
Individually addressed to me, and identical to the posting. I use kmails
dup del frequently, so theres a decent chance I don't have an example.
> Not sure what that empty line signifies.
> > The guy may have had a legit question if one can read thru the haze
> > of a language translator and make sense of it, the translator
> > unfortunately did not leave any sense in the statements. So I never
> > did figure out what the OP was wanting.
> I received messages on the topic given by the subject line, starting
> at https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2019/01/msg00636.html
> concerning the availability of various kernel versions. They were
> answered by Dominik George who eventually suggested that the OP
> check whether their mirror was up to date, and that seemed to be
> appropriate action. Suddenly Ric Moore chimed in with an accusation
> of "spamming", under the same subject:
> I've already deleted all the substantive posts because I'm not that
> deeply into package management, but the archives (starting at the
> msg00636.html address) show the thread just as I saw it.
> So I'm perplexed.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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