# Problem with RF73 DSSI disk

Holm Tiffe holm at freibergnet.de
Sat Sep 5 16:24:18 CDT 2015

tony duell wrote:

> > > As a bystander, I would much rather see silence than some forty or
> > > fifty "sorry, don't know anything about that" responses flooding the
> > > list after every request for help.
> >
> > I couldn't agree more, Mouse!  lol.
>
> \begin{aolmode}
>
> Me too
>
> \end{aolmode}
>
> Nobody here knows everything, and for everyone (or even all the regulars) to
> say 'I don't know' every time is going to make the list unusable fast.
>
> > Holm, dude!   I'm not speaking for
> > others, of course, but it is bothersome
> > *to me* when someone posts to this list
> > (or any other helpful list) with an air
> > of entitlement and expectation that
> > people are going to *immediately*
> > provide *insane amounts* of spot-on
> > support for whatever their problem is
> > (no matter how esoteric), or even
> > respond at all.      All responses are
> > voluntary -- and we should all be
> > gracious and thankful for *anything we
> > get*.. and certainly not disparage the
> > list if we get nothing.
>
> There is one, and only one, way of ensuring I give a reply. And that is to
> pay my consultancy rates (which are not cheap!). I suspect the same applies
> to others here.
>
> If I agree to do a piece of work for you, and you pay me, then of course I will
> do it to the best of my ability. That is what you are paying for. But note also
> that I have to agree to do it. In this case I would not do so. Not for any
> personal reasons but because I know nothing about DSSI disks or the RF73,
> I have no manuals on them, I have no way of getting such manuals, My VAX
> has an R80 drive, my PDP11s have RK05s, RK07s and RL's. Ask about those and
> I might be able to help.
>
> > Nothing is OWED to ANYONE.
>
> My experience of this list is that people will go out of their way to help each
> other. But only if they can.
>
> I think a reasonable conclusion is that nobody has any service information on the
> RF73. It's a pity, and I would love to be proved wrong, but...
>
> -tony

Is there someone left that has to say something me that isn't helpful
but annoying to me?
My consulting rates are approx 80 Euros/hour + VAT, may be cheap, but I give me

Regards,

Holm

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