[clug] Pre-emptory requests...
pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Mon Jan 3 23:46:54 GMT 2005
On Tue, 4 Jan 2005, Stephen Jenkin wrote:
> Does anyone know this 'Thangeswaran N'??
> Are they just hitting on the list?
> I'm rather offended and put-off by the demanding tone of the note [and the
> lack of RTFM & STFI] and any reference to what it's for... [If they are
> doing commercial work - go buy a book!]
I'm not offended. I would hazard a guess that his/her (sorry!) first
language is Other Than English, and some of the verbiage that native
speakers tend to add just didn't get added.
> I love the list because people are friendly, helpful and you can get to
> thank them personally when you can get along to a meeting...
Well, I'd guess there's not likely to be in-person thanks from ... India?!
The reason I didn't answer is that the question was just too general.
"documentation for the serial driver"... If he happens to be reading the
list - I suggest the Documentation directory in the source tree, the
source itself, google, the classic "writing linux device drivers" book
(which I forget the name of right now....), and perhaps more specific
questions to the list :)
Peter Barker | N _--_|\ /---- Barham, Vic
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Thu Jan 8 12:27:35 2004 nigelw - Comments added
[pbarker - Wed Jan 7 18:23:13 2004]:
> You are in a maze of twisty semantics. You have: a hammer.
You miss the semantic. \The semantic hits you. \You are permenantly confused.
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