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Re: [ferret_users] a friendly suggestion

I heartily agree with Ansley's plea.  The more we as a Ferret
community contribute to answering user questions at all levels, the
more time the developers can devote to improving Ferret.  We all

If you see a question that is poorly formed, then it's appropriate to
request more information, or even teach "how" to ask answerable
questions.  See e.g. the bottom of the following page:



On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 7:45 PM, Ansley Manke <ansley.b.manke@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> The Ferret Users List includes experienced Ferret users all over the world.
> I'd like to encourage more of us to participate in the Ferret list by
> answering questions.  When a question comes along and right away you know
> the answer or have an idea about it, please consider posting a short reply.
> There's no need to write a long post (I should take this advice myself!)
> Just a sentence or two is fine - maybe pointing the person to a function
> they might not know about, or correcting some syntax to get them started
> again.
> This List is a wonderful resource and it works best when many people
> contribute.  If our new users don't have to wait while the Earth turns
> another 8 or 10 or 14 hours before they see a reply, they'll have an easier
> time, and we'll all benefit from each other's knowledge.
> Thank you and Happy Ferreting,
>    Ansley

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