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Date:      Fri, 5 Aug 2011 11:43:46 -0400
From:      Jerry <jerry@seibercom.net>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: more information
Message-ID:  <20110805114346.2096c239@scorpio>
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On Fri, 5 Aug 2011 10:47:54 -0400
Alejandro Imass articulated:

> On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 9:18 PM, zareena crisostomo
> <cyra_angel0828@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Please help me with my research work..I'm working on Freebsd as my
> > OS. Tnx.
> >
> So, please clarify. You want us to do your homework assignment? But
> how can we? You sent a proprietary format and it's locked, so we
> can't even cut and paste to answer the assignment for you!
> 
> I wonder what Ms. Nancy M. Flores would think of your "research"
> techniques! Sadly, none of your college of IT have their e-mails
> posted.
> 
> Let's see. You were able to post on this list, so obviously you know
> how to STFW, and you obviously know how to read.
> 
> So here, RTFM:
> 
> http://www.freebsd.org/docs.html
> 
> Then, after you actually install and try FreeBSD, and if you have any
> _specific_ questions, then come back here with ONE (1) question per
> e-mail.
> 
> You may be wondering why such a hostile reaction from many people
> here. This will answer _that_ question:
> 
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

For Christ's sake, he posted a simple assignment outline, more than
likely the original one he received and asked for help with it.
Obviously, part of the problem can be attributed to language. I assume
someone besides myself noticed where the assignment originated from.
All he did was ask for some assistance; not for someone to do the actual
assignment. Perhaps he could have worded it different; however, anyone
with an IQ over 2 would have been aware of what his intent was.

Personally, if I was his instructor, I would give him high marks on
initiative for going straight to the source and seeking answers. I am
assuming that you actually have some education, basket weaving doesn't
count, and have received assignments that required obtaining facts,
etcetera. It would have been so much easier and pleasant to have simple
listed a few links to documentation that he might be able to use rather
than attacking the OP in a condescending manner.

If you are really looking for e-mail addresses, start here:
<http://www.uc-bcf.edu.ph/>. When you e-mail his instructors, please
CC me as well. I really want to see how this is going to turn out for
you. Be sure to include the OP's original post to this list as well.

-- 
Jerry ✌
jerry+fbsd@seibercom.net

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