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Re: X$Tables Info : Attention - Jared

From: Rachel Carmichael <>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 00:46:42 -0000
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Thank you -- you said it much better than I did.

And I have known DBAs from many countries.... no one country holds ownership of "most stupid DBAs" or "most brilliant DBAs". There are good and bad everywhere.


>From: John Kanagaraj <>
>To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L <>
>Subject: Re: X$Tables Info : Attention - Jared
>Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 16:11:16 -0800
>Alex Hillman wrote:
> >
> > I think we need to charge people (maybe $1) for such questions. Jared
> > wouldn't have to work anymore because India is a very big country and
> > produce tremendous number of people who work with Oracle not knowing
> > anything about it and also cannot or do not want to read books and
> > docs.
>1. This list is for free - *you* can _choose_ to participate or not, and
>choose whether you want to ask/answer questions. There have been so many
>threads of late in this list that denigrate new DBAs and DBA wanna-be's,
>and that's sad.... If you don't want to answer or don't have the time,
>use the DEL key. This has been stated soooo many times that it should
>have gotten through to anyone who has been on this list even for a short
>2. I didn't know that anyone was keeping track of who is from where, or
>wants to keep track of such things. That remark and reference to my
>country of origin was rude and uncalled for. I wouldn't expect a
>long-time member of this list such as yourself - who has otherwise been
>helpful to all members, regardless of country of origin - to say such a
>thing. I only hope that this was a temporary aberration and leave it
>As a side note, the question was about the X$ tables which are NOT
>documented publicly by Oracle, and IMHO was a valid question that could
>not be RTFMed (at least from the manuals).
>Jared - Of late, this list seems to demonstrate a lot of intolerance.
>Could I request you, as the list owner, to remind us all once again why
>we are part of this great list?
>John Kanagaraj
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