About Electronics Questions

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_aracnet.com>
Date: Thu Jan 16 00:41:25 2003

> With Tony et al as my inspiration, I have recently started to learn
> electronics. I've been at it a couple of days, and tonight I just had the
> "aha!" for how high-pass and low-pass filters work. I haven't come across
> anything yet that has me completely stumped, but if I do, is it appropriate
> to ask newbie questions about electronics here?
> I'm supposed to *answer* questions like that, but I just don't know.
> Typically, I call electronics conversations as on-topic because they are
> directly relevant to operating classic computers. Newbie questions, however,
> are more indirect. For another example, we'll help someone with a Windows
> program that somehow makes his/her classiccmp go, but I doubt we'll bother
> to teach a person in-list how to double-click. Is electronics any different?

I'm inclined to say begining electronics questions would be ontopic. Sure
it's a bit of a stretch, but I sure wouldn't complain. Unfortunatly I'm
starting to doubt I'll ever find time to ask them myself :^(

Received on Thu Jan 16 2003 - 00:41:25 GMT

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