[CentOS] For newcomers to the mailing list.

mouss mouss at netoyen.net
Thu Oct 2 19:45:08 UTC 2008


MHR wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 5:28 AM,  <vandaman2002-rt at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> 1. Don't top post.
> Bottom post instead.
> 
>> 2. Don't hijack another thread with new unrelated info.
> Create a new thread for a new topic.
> 
>> 3. Trim your responses.
> Leave in the attribution lines of any included previous posts, but
> leave out anything that is not germane to your response, and it is
> safe to delete prior posters' signatures and that CentOS mailing list
> tag at the bottom (it will get appended anyway).  Signatures and the
> CentOS list tag are called CLUTTER when left in from a prior post.
> 
>> 4. Turn off html in your mail client.
> Amen to that, including signatures.
> 
>> 5. Try and do some basic google searches on your problem.
> We realize that sometimes this is tricky - I have had hit and miss
> success on some things, direct bulls-eyes on others, but at least give
> it a shot (or four) BEFORE you post to the list.

6. try reading RFC 1855 ("Netiquette Guidelines"):

http://rfc.net/rfc1855.html


> 
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> Annotations liberally added here by:
> [snip]


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