James Britt wrote:

> 
> Least this sound too heavy-handed, please know that this list is
> filled with some of the most gracious, helpful, smart people on the
> planet.

I thank you very much!

;-)) In fact, I think you're right as this is the impression I have, I'm
just a Ruby newbie and I only read sometimes this NG because I'm too
impressed by the newbies questions, I just hope I'll be able to ask
this kind of questions.
Nevertheless, maybe some NG may be dedicated to some more specific
problems (and solutions). I don't know.