I didn't remember rworkman; after all, he only has four posts. Since it seems few people know he posted here, the remarks Tom and I made were not intended as 'personal attacks' anymore than knocks on Steve Ballmer would be intended as such. No one would expect him to be reading.
If there is a name attached it should be expected that they may read it which
is where the problem is. There should never make any comments that may
be somewhat questionable as far as the intent. They can haunt you in the future.
There is an interpretation that asking a question on LQ or maybe irc would be flamed.
I have in the past had the same fear about posting questions on LQ or irc. I took the time
to read things like how to ask a good question, another was how to really become involved
in a community. One of those things being to contribute back to the community in any form.
Why should anyone expect to continue to answer the same question time and time again?
Most users are now expecting that without even so much as doing a search.
I guess that it is a lost cause. I stick with Slackware for several reasons, one is that the installs
have not failed including X. The attacks that Slackware gets for not updating the installation
is flawed. When a tool works and it works well why make it a be all end all.
Rworkman has made alot of contributions to the Slackware community. All of the assistance
I have seen him make to users has been with respect. Not that it means much but he has my