Raistlin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> >Why don't we create a UseNet group for Circle. There is more than >> >enough traffic on this list to fuel it, and I'm sure we could get >> >enough names to create an offical 'rec' group rather than just an >> >alt' one. "rec.games.mud.circle" perhaps. >> >> >Any comments? >Yeah, then maybe it will get all the same coding help that you can get in >rec.games.mud.admin and alt.mud.programming. All that I see those morons do is fight >over whos mud is the best, and how they can "code" better then one another. Yeah great >idea, lets just ruin the mailing list and make it a news group. Nasty bout of cynicism you got there. >Also, about 2 lists. >Whats a stupid idea. If you great C coders out there just can't put up with newbie >questions, maybe you shouldn't be on this HELP mailing list. I thought the idea of this >list was to help people out, not fight over how important their question is. Good point. > This is getting as bad as a news group. No, only it's content is. It's not as good as a news group since I have to download every message. > If you don't want to read the newbie questions, DON'T! Reading them is not the issue for me, it's the time spent downloading them. > Delete can't be that hard for your elite C-coder self, highlight, delete button. Hard >stuff. Yes, there have been some very easy to answer questions just by looking thru the >code or a FAQ, but it only takes one person to give that person the help he/she needs. >Not 5 or 6 people telling him/her that their question isn't wanted and they should go >buy a book and read the whole thing before asking any of their questions again. What >kind of stuck up shit is that? It's not stuck up, it's the help they need. Q: "How do I code this?" A: "Go buy a book on C, this one is good" People will learn far more from a C book than they ever could on this list. > I would personally have those 5 or 6 people bombarded by > anonymous Email, with loads of newbie questions that they can't respond to. Very mature. Rv.
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