Small request to new users
FrederiP "at" ritchie.disa.mil
Fri Jun 14 15:57:02 2002
I agree with that 100%. I think most problems could be solved if you could
search the database. What a pain.
Paul F Frederiksen
frederip "at" ritchie.disa.mil
From: Doug Kerfoot [mailto:finner2 "at" yahoo.com]
Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 8:58 AM
To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
Subject: Re: Small request to new users
>Subject: Small request to new users
>Ever since that story ran on slashdot, our little community
>Seems that every day I'm now flooded with people asking
>rather basic questions ( or clueless on fundamental IP network
>function ) that would be answered if 5 minutes were taken just to
>glance over the docs.
>If its to much to ask to READ a little, perhaps you
>shouldn't be playing with things that are out of your league?
Sounds to me like you are having a difficult time finding the Page Down
key. Please refer to your keyboard owner's manual. If you still can't
find it, I'll be happy to provide instruction.
As a new user who has read the sparse documents repeatedly, searched
the bloated archives and is still clueless, I fear that I am just not
in your league Tony. That's the shame about open source software and
public newsgroups - it seems they'll let anyone use them.
If someone is looking to make the experience easier for new people, an
indexed online search of the archive would be a big help. As it
stands, the current choices are to search backwards month by month
through three years of content, or download the entire archive at 95
MB. Neither is very helpful to people who aren't interested in making
a career out of VNC but just want to get it to work.
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