Why questions don't get answered, or "No, I've already RTFM, tell me the answer!"

Mike McCarty mike.mccarty at sbcglobal.net
Fri Dec 30 23:42:46 UTC 2005

John Summerfied wrote:
> Mike McCarty wrote:
>> John Summerfied wrote:
>>> I reckon your expectations are a little steep.
>>> I don't think you will find the kind of information you desire comes 
>>> with any implementation of any programming language, certainly for 
>>> peecees. Have you noticed the proliferation of Windows books?
>> Au contraire, mon ami. Borland C, for example, comes with a nice
>> tutorial on the C programming language.
> and the price of Borland C would go far to getting a nice book on bash, 
> This google will help find one:
> http://www.google.com/search?q=oreilly+bash+cameron&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8
> And despite your "nice tutorial," if I go down to any good bookstore I 
> will find more books on Borland C.

I didn't say otherwise. I don't understand your motive for replying
in this way. You made a sweeping statement, which has a definite
counterexample. You don't refute the counterexample, yet somehow
you seem to think that you have vindicated your statement.

This message made from 100% recycled bits.
You have found the bank of Larn.
I can explain it for you, but I can't understand it for you.
I speak only for myself, and I am unanimous in that!

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