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Pann McCuaig pann at ourmanpann.com
Thu Mar 21 07:45:47 PST 2002


On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 09:12, Tush wrote:

> One solution is to modify the "How to Ask for Help" section of Chapter 2 
> in the LFS Book. We can expand the section to include links to the FAQ, 
> the LFS Archive search engine and to Google's Linux search. Also include 
> a note (this I have seen in many projects) that if the user asks a often 
> repeated problem that is asnwered numerous times before, without 
> bothering to try searching for help before, he/she may get flamed. There 
> have been times when I was a newbie that this line prevented me from 
> posting something before RTM.

A link to esr's "How To Ask Questions The Smart Way" might be apropos as
well:

http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

Cheers, 
 Pann
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