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Old 04-06-2004, 04:24 PM   #1
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need linux guru help


please help me out with my problem with X

Old 04-06-2004, 04:28 PM   #2
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LOL ... taking breach of RULES to a
whole new dimension ;}
Old 04-06-2004, 08:31 PM   #3
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what rule did i break???

There is a rule about duplicate posts, but i did not do that!
Its sort of like a softlink to my original post, wouldnt you agree?
guess i found a loophole

Old 04-06-2004, 09:07 PM   #4
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LOL...that sounds like lawyer talk. The point of the rule is not just to prevent repeating the same words in multiple posts, but to cut down on time and bandwidth usage which goes with creating unnecessary threads.
Sheesh...common sense should tell you that making a new thread to link to another thread is no better than double-posting, regardless of the exact wording of the rules.
Old 04-06-2004, 11:22 PM   #5
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Now wait a minute,

rool sez:
Do not post the same discussion in more than one forum. Duplicate discussions can be frustrating for other members

Definition of discussion is: my original question + all the replies i am going to get. Now lets see... we got one set of "my original question" and one set of "replies from other members", not counting the rants on the way i do things, of course. I dont see any "duplicate discussions" here, which was the point of the rule.

Now the common-sense-wise, i dont see a problem with this approach, and would not be frustrated if others would do it.

Old 04-07-2004, 04:46 AM   #6
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Ababkin - starting a new thread to advertise an existing thread is redundant and counts as double posting.

I notice that your original thread has now been resolved.

For this reason I am closing this thread.

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