Re: It's time to shut down this list.
From: Nikolas Britton (freebsd_at_nbritton.org)
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2004 08:56:04 -0600 To: Chris Zumbrunn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Chris Zumbrunn wrote:
> On Dec 28, 2004, at 2:52 PM, Nikolas Britton wrote:
>> Thats fine sue but what are we going to do with the new people that
>> are too overwhelmed, intimidated, or jilted (from past experiences)
>> to post to the questions mailing list?
> Isn't the main reason why new users are intimidated to ask questions
> on freebsd-questions because of the very existence of freebsd-newbies?
> Because freebsd-newbies exists, the newbies feel that that's where
> they belong. For the future new users, that will never have heard that
> freebsd-newbies ever existed, it will be natural to ask questions on
> freebsd-questions. Instead they will be intimidated to discuss
> "specific technical issue" on freebsd-hackers ;-)
Yea I see your point but there's still the ones that feel overwhelmed by
the volume of traffic on the questions list and to a lesser extent the
jilted ones from being told to RTFM on linux type lists
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