Re: [NTLK] Got a question? Check the FAQ (or somewhere else) -

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Thu Mar 28 2002 - 16:31:32 EST

On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, Stephen Jendraszak wrote:

> gave me pause before posting when I joined the list. I returned to the
> Newton fold this past December after a year and a half of absence (and
> never having used a NOS 2.1 device), and it seemed I had forgotten
> everything. Seeing that message made me wonder... is this question too
> stupid to ask? So I would be more than happy to help rewording it.

Great! Go nuts, and send me your changes :)

> As for the FAQ, it is an amazingly valuable resource. But it is
> complicated. And some questions, such as problems with WaveLAN or
> ethernet, just need to be addressed on a case-by-case basis. The FAQ is
> just not a person... it can't answer specific questions dynamically and
> personally (until we get Newton FAQ AI, that is :)). So we need to do
> everything we can to encourage people to look for their own answers, but
> to never be afraid of posting the question to the list.

I'm thinking that the FAQ can be reorganized more along the lines of what
people's queries are: some example sections might be:

-Connecting to the Internet
-OS Errors
-Getting Started

Victor Rehorst - -
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