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Re: Re: Ignoring nodes

by chipmunk (Parson)
on Jan 16, 2001 at 07:12 UTC ( #52144=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Ignoring nodes
in thread Ignoring nodes

A troll is a post written just to provoke a response, or the person who makes such a post.

A prime example would be posting "Python is so much better than Perl!" It wouldn't matter whether the poster really believed that; he would write it because he knows it'll stir things up.

Someone who responds to such a post is said to have been trolled.

Also see troll in the Jargon File.

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