35.3. Where to Go For Help
will sometimes, if not too busy (and in a good mood),
answer general scripting questions.
However, if you have a problem getting a specific script
to work, you might be well advised to post to the comp.os.unix.shell Usenet
If you need assistance with a schoolwork assignment, read
the pertinent sections of this and other reference works.
Do your best to solve the problem using your own wits and
resources. Please do not waste the author's time. You will get
neither help nor sympathy.