Ping Kwong wrote:
>You mean kind of like how some people obfuscate their reply e-mail address
>hoping that they get less spam? Don't you just hate trying to help people
>but you have to fix their e-mail address every time you do it? Irritating,
Personally, I don't go out of my way to help people who make it
difficult to help them. I don't deobfuscate addresses, I don't help
people who don't quote or trim properly. I don't jump through
challenge/response hoops, and I don't read HTML mail unless there is a
text/plain section too.
If there isn't enough information included I'll ask for it *once* (since
not everybody knows what information is relevant), but if I ask for logs
or give a specific suggestion and the person doesn't try it, I don't try
I don't have that luxury at $DAYJOB, but I spend 4-8 hours online when
I'm not working, the majority of which is spent in support groups for
products I use -- If I need help, I ask. If I see a question I can
answer which hasn't been answered yet, I try to help.
But that's just my opinion, I could be wrong.
Hey, it's the female man.
-- Bart Simpson