Re: the two lists idea...

From: Mark McArthey (
Date: 05/09/96

I haven't been on the list long enough to know what some of the 
FAQs are, but I would be willing to help in answering some of them if
a list is compiled. 

Is this proposed list to cover FAQs about circle coding, or just coding
in general?  

On Thu, 9 May 1996, Jeremy Elson wrote:

> On deeper reflection...
> I tend to believe that if there is an "advanced users" list, the basic list
> will probably be abandoned by people who both have a clue and are willing
> to share it, leaving everyone right back where we started.
> Perhaps a better solution to reduce the traffic of clueless mail on the
> mailing list is to very aggressively pursue writing more documentation for
> Circle, so that the questions we frequently see asked here will be
> answerable on the Web or in the circle distribution itself.
> I will finish coding.doc as soon as my exams are done.  I have the archives
> of the list over the past year and I can put them on the FTP site: maybe
> someone can compile a list of the most frequently asked questions, and then
> some people (including me) can work on writing answers to all of them in a
> more all-encompassing FAQ than the one we already have.
> An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure...
> -Jeremy

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