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Subject:RE: This list mirrors real life From:Emru Townsend <etownsen -at- Softimage -dot- com> To:"'techwrl'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Fri, 21 Jul 2000 14:47:23 -0400
I agree completely. I wrote an opinion piece on this a few months back, and
I actually got e-mail from people who didn't understand what was wrong with
helping people who don't bother to help themselves.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vickie Camgros [mailto:vcamgros -at- persistence -dot- com]
> Sent: Friday, July 21, 2000 1:48 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Re: This list mirrors real life
> <delurk>It's interesting, too, how often a list's (or news group's)
> populace will be labeled "unfriendly" or "unhelpful" if someone
> replies to such a newbie question with the URL of a resource that
> will answer the question (and many similar ones).
> With the intention of teaching a man how to fish, I've done this on
> occasion, only to get flamed. Sometimes I think that some people just
> want it handed to them, rather than actually doing their own work.