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Re: rignt $PREFIX (splitted from "files above $PREFIX")
On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 03:16:49AM +0800, Ilya A. Kovalenko wrote:
> >> CW> You want to use the default PREFIX for INN,
> >> CW> with various configuration and variable data split out to SYSCONFDIR
> >> CW> and /var.
> >> I do not understand, what you want to say this way. Don't
> >> start with "You want ..." please.
> AM> I think he answered your question ...
> Actually, no, but I finally can guess that he tried to say.
> Finally, it means nothing, but, I guess, nobody can TELL me
> what I want, ask - yes, tell - no. Another thing - what I
> SHOULD do. That is the root of misunrderstandings, in current
The root of misunderstunding is your superficial knowledge of the
English language, which is obvious from your spelling (can you mailer
run spell-checker?) and grammatical mistakes. That in itself wouldn't
be a problem, but when you begin being stubborn about something you
misunderstood than it is. I guess everybody on this list was
surprisingly polite to tell you that, but I shall.
CW, used a common phrase "You want to do ...", which doesn't literally
imply that he knows what you want to do; it implies that is the best way
he knows of doing it.
Before replying the way you did, make sure that you thoroughly understand
the language you communicate in. Otherwise, _you_ could be
misunderstood for an overly arrogant person, and as a result recieve
much less positive input from this list.
Zvezdan Petkovic <email@example.com>