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Ask Yoda: What the Heck is RTFM?

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When you are hanging out in your favorite forums or mailing lists, you might see a newbie asking for help and don’t know where to start.

Before you ask them to RTFM, ask them to read this post to understand about RTFM.

A young Padawan will eventually become a powerful Jedi Master. So, don’t be upset on the young padawan when he asks what is RTFM.

Padawan: Can someone help me?

Yoda: Help you I can, yes.




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