On Jan 22, 2007, at 10:29 AM, Johan Veenstra wrote:

> On 1/21/07, Jonathan Allen <grauenwolf / gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Tell me something, why do you bother?
>>
>> I mean, clearly the only "help" you are willing to offer to people  
>> like
>> me is to tell us how do google searches. So why not just ignore the
>> question and let someone else field the answer?
>
>
> The answer to that is quite simple, the only help you needed was  
> knowing who
> to ask 'the fx ruby people'  and how to find them. Personally I  
> think I
> think the help was presented in a light hearted manner, but feel  
> free to
> disagree.
>
> Time is precious to each and every one of us, so doing some  
> research before
> asking questions, is more than just a courtesy. Do your reseach,  
> ask clear
> questions and most of the time your question gets answered.
>
> Since Matt answered your second question, he really must have been  
> in a good
> mood.

We really shouldn't get into long threads discussing who was polite  
and who wasn't. Despite that, I can't resist jumping to the posters  
defense here and saying that I didn't find Matt's replies "light  
hearted" at all. I found them to be on the rude side.