[tex-k] Re: Bibliography
Wed, 13 Dec 2000 09:02:51 +0000
Michael Barr writes:
> The problem is that there IS no appropriate mechanism for making such
> inquiries and hasn't been info-tex folded a couple years ago.
feel free to start a new list :-}
> Comp.text.tex is useless. I posted two questions there last summer and
> got no useful reply, which never would have happened with info-tex.
simply untrue. info-tex had just as many unanswered queries
> Time was that tex-haxxers went out of their way to be helpful, but
> I guess that time is past.
not at all. speaking for myself, I will devote a lot of energy to
questions _within the right environment_. If I am reading tex-k, I am
not in the mode of answering basic questions. Kung Jui Lee is not to
blame for raising queries, as tex-k is mentioned when you say eg "tex --help"
Email bug reports to email@example.com.
and most people don't distinguish bug reports from questions.
of course the real problem is the ever decreasing number of TeX users!