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From "Martin Cooper" <martin.coo...@tumbleweed.com>
Subject Re: Traffic
Date Wed, 13 Feb 2002 06:44:12 GMT
That would be one reason we have a JGuru FAQ:

http://www.jguru.com/faq/Struts

This is, of course, referenced from the Struts Resources page:

http://jakarta.apache.org/struts/userGuide/resources.html

The main problem, I think, is trying to educate people to use their heads to
look before they use their fingers to ask...

--
Martin Cooper


----- Original Message -----
From: "Maturo, Larry" <larry_maturo@AthensGroup.com>
To: "'Struts Users Mailing List'" <struts-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 11:27 AM
Subject: RE: Traffic


> I do have to mention that often
> times if you understood the answer
> you would not need to ask the question. :-)
>
> I think that telling people to search the
> archives is a good idea if we know for
> sure that they contain an example of
> how to solve the question asked.  However,
> a lot of time the answers are generalities,
> which causes the asker to have to ask
> again and again and again.  If we could
> make sure are answers are in the form
> of examples, we would undoubtedly cut down
> on traffic in the news group.  Just over
> the past week I have seen Cool Dude ask
> the same question, it seems, like 4 times.
>
> My two cents worth, not a flame.
>
> -- Larry Maturo
>    lmaturo@athensgroup.com
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dhay@lexmark.com [mailto:dhay@lexmark.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 11:46 AM
> To: Struts Users Mailing List
> Subject: RE: Traffic
>
>
>
>
> I really do agree that users of the mailing list should be *strongly*
> encouraged
> to search the archives (maybe just with STA, though, so they don't get too
> offended!).  Sooooo many questions come up that have been tackled over and
> over
> again.  I was off for a week last week and had almost 900 messages in my
> inbox
> to delete, which is crazy.
>
> Dave
>
>
>
>
>
> "Galbreath, Mark" <Galbreath%tessco.com@interlock.lexmark.com> on
02/12/2002
> 07:27:17 AM
>
> Please respond to "Struts Users Mailing List"
>       <struts-user%jakarta.apache.org@interlock.lexmark.com>
>
> To:   "'Struts Users Mailing List'"
>       <struts-user%jakarta.apache.org@interlock.lexmark.com>
> cc:    (bcc: David Hay/Lex/Lexmark)
> Subject:  RE: Traffic
>
>
>
> It's going to get worse.  Nevertheless, you will never be able to manage
the
> number/technical level of users in an open forum.  SERVLET-INTEREST became
> too congested with basic setup and config questions by people too lazy to
> search the archive for an answer (and how many scores of questions have
been
> asked here regarding ActionForm in just the past 2 weeks?) so a few guys
> created ADVANCED-SERVLET-INTEREST and began regulating the level of users.
>
> One thing that helped, however, was being brutally blunt with obviously
lame
> users and telling them to STFA (search the f*cking archives), STFW
(...web)
> and RTFM.  This started a couple of flame wars, and the Sun moderator
> finally had to banish a few people, but the quality and quantity of posts
> changed considerably for the better.
>
> I'm not suggesting that's an answer, but my delete key has been getting a
> lot of attention lately....
>
> Mark
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cody.burleson@studiointeractive.com
> Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 9:36 PM
>
>
> Well, it's not dibilitating. I can hack it.  I guess I'm neutral on this
> one.
>
> - Cody
>
> "Barr, Scott [IBM GSA]" <Scott.Barr@team.telstra.com> on 02/11/2002
> 08:01:41 PM
>
> I disagree. Most messages are relatively small, and so long as people dont
> send attachments there generally isn't too much of a problem.
> The delete key is a great filter :)
>
> Scott
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:   cody.burleson@studiointeractive.com
> > Sent:   Tuesday, February 12, 2002 12:28 PM
> >
> > I second that motion.  We do not have filtering capability here at my
work
> > so I have to manually delete messages!
> >
> > - Cody
> >
> > Mark Rines <mrines@inforise.com> on 02/11/2002 07:19:43 PM
> >
> > Phew,
> > I vote that we split up this mail list into several topics such as
> > installation, configuration, add-ons (such as strutsTests) and extending
> > the
> > various ActionXXX classes. I am really having trouble keeping up with
all
> > (over 110 just today) the email.
> > Mark
>
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