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 From: Benny Thomas
  Where is Benny Thomas?
 Saudi Arabia
 Benny Thomas
 To: Pete Sass
  Where is Pete Sass?
 Marathon, Ontario
 Pete Sass
Subject: RE: To Those Posting Questions - it is good
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Version: Unknown Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 9:14:23 AM         

> Hi,
> I just wanted to drop a short note to all those posting questions to Foxite. If you can please include something to do with your question in the Subject. Something like a main keyword in the subject.
> As an example, if your problem is with RichTextBox control have "RichTextBox" control in the subject as oppose to "I need help"
> I hope the rest of the Foxite team agrees with me on this suggestion.
> The reason I say this that all members of Foxite have experience in different aspects of VFP, we are not experts in all things and I for one never well be. So in my particular case I look to answer things that I know best:
> - Using the VFP report writer
> - Basic use of the VFP Project Manager
> - Using Formsets
> - Security issues within VFP
> - POS system and touch screens
> - Will perform benchmarking tests on best ways to do things
> I would not attempt to reply to Web questions using VFP, because I know someone like Eric is light years ahead of me on this topic. So I usually cherry pick those Subjects that I know best.
> As well, I have noticed when going into the search engine in history, it seems to run a lot faster looking for things in the Subject, versus looking up things in the entire message body.
> Let me know team what you think.... ? I hope I am not speaking out of turn, but this would really help me answer those things that I know best.
> Pete from the Great White North ! (Only in Canada, ay...) Over and Out ...

A very good suggestion. In fact, I was planning to post a similar suggestion.

Often, it is not possible to guess the area of problem when you look at the subject. You have to open the message to know it, and when you open it, you realize that it is of no interest to you or you are not able to provide any help. If, as suggested by you, the subject gives a hint to the problem area, you can save a lot of time by not opening unnecessary messages.

Benny Thomas


To Those Posting Questions Posted by Pete Sass @ 10/7/2002 10:29:19 PM
RE: To Those Posting Questions - Agreed Posted by Michael Gill @ 10/7/2002 11:30:47 PM
RE: To Those Posting Questions - Agreed Posted by Paul Culbertson @ 10/8/2002 6:03:48 AM
RE: To Those Posting Questions - Agreed Posted by Eric den Doop @ 10/8/2002 7:34:03 AM
RE: To Those Posting Questions - Agreed Posted by Erik Gomez @ 10/8/2002 4:47:51 PM
RE: To Those Posting Questions - it is good Posted by Benny Thomas @ 10/8/2002 9:14:23 AM