Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Those that address the wintrolls should be advised to stop doing so. I
> replied to trolls when I first joined this newsgroup several months ago and
> could not discern truth from lies. They keep coming in because they receive
> an argumentative discussion. It makes them feel like they get some work done
> for their money.
> I stopped reading these posts altogether. It is the best method for staying
> out. No read, no urge. Sooner or later, the trolls lose interest and go back
> under the bridge.
I'll still reply to a likely troll if it at least mirrors common
myths and FUD regarding Linux and provides an opportunity to counter
those arguments. I'll even ignore the personal insults if their is
enough nuggets of real content in the post. You only lose if you
let yourself get dragged into the insult game.