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spascoe (IP: 65.26.177.228)
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12/26/06 22:01:57 (11 years ago)
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    77== Do a search on the problem first == 
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    9 A good place to start are the [http://www.symfony-project.com/forum/index.php/i/ symfony fora], especially if you feel the problem is down more to symfony than, say, Apache or PHP. Type one or two keywords in the search box, and see what that brings up. If your problem is directly related to an existing post, then if necessary, add a further question to that thread, rather than starting a new one. Bear in mind that the search engine isn't great, so try two or three searches before assuming that your topic has not already been covered. 
     9A good place to start are the [http://www.symfony-project.com/forum/index.php/i/ symfony fora], especially if you feel the problem is due more to symfony than, say, Apache or PHP. Type one or two keywords in the search box, and see what that brings up. If your problem is directly related to an existing post, then if necessary, add a further question to that thread, rather than starting a new one. Bear in mind that the search engine isn't great, so try two or three searches before assuming that your topic has not already been covered. 
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    11 Some questions are more to do with external things, such as PEAR, PHP, your webserver, or your environment. Sometimes these issues are discussed on the fora (eg what bugs a particular version of PHP might have), but don't be afraid to reach for your favourite search engine. 
     11Some questions have more to do with external things, such as PEAR, PHP, your webserver, or your environment. Sometimes these issues are discussed on the fora (eg what bugs a particular version of PHP might have), but don't be afraid to reach for your favourite search engine. 
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    1313'''You will find that people are much more likely to help you if you demonstrate you have searched for the solution already.'''