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Re: Creating patch files

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2009 16:19:53 +0200

On 04.08.2009 15:08, Robert Dailey wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 2:37 AM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com
> <mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
>
> On 04.08.2009 05:32, Robert Dailey wrote:
>
> > Epic Fail. You did not read my question. I would be more inclined
> to be
> > thankful for your help if you weren't being so arrogant. If you are
> > annoyed at helping people (and if that much is obvious in your
> > responses), then you should not be helping at all. You do nothing
> more
> > than upset people.
>
> Please don't call others arrogant. If you get upset by an 'answer', just
> ignore it (I know it's hard, and you might know I have the same problem,
> but still: try).
>
>
> OR... we could tell people not to post responses if they have nothing
> constructive to say. What you're telling me is silly. If a drunk driver
> hits someone in traffic, are you going to get onto the victims for
> getting in the way? If people are rude, I'm most certainly going to let
> them know. I won't be held responsible for others' immaturities. Please
> just drop it and stay on topic. I've already tried to let this subject
> die but you brought it up again.

If people are rude, just tell them without being rude yourself. Just
tell them that their answer wasn't nice/good/helpful.
It often happens that people (I have to include myself here too) don't
read an email thoroughly but skip over it and hit the reply button and
'answer' without realizing that the problem described in the mail is
slightly different from what they assume.
 From the 'go google it' answer you got I suspect exactly this happened,
so IMHO it wasn't bad intention.

And if people really are rude on this list, there's only one thing to
remember: don't feed the trolls!

Stefan

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