[CentOS] Newbies to CentOS List
mhullrich at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 22:39:34 UTC 2008
On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 3:19 AM, Josh Donovan <josh.dvan at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Guidelines for CentOS Mailing List posts
> * Mailing List Etiquette
> * How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
> * Quoting Style
> * Why is Bottom-posting better than Top-posting
> 1. Please turn off HTML in your e-mail client for these mailing lists.
Yes, yes, yes.
> 2. Please do not top post to the mailing list when replying to a post.
> (See the Quoting Style link above, and use the Interleaved text method
> , deleting non-applicable text as required. If you need to reply to a
> message, and you do not need to post in interleaved mode, please bottom
> post instead of top posting.
Since this _is_ a text-only mailing list and your post was text only,
there is no link. (Oops!) You have to post the URL itself.
> 3. Please trim the extra stuff in the email and leave enough to make
> sense of the thread.
In particular, please trim off the extra stuff at the bottom of your
posts to which you are NOT responding. A lot of people, even
not-so-newbies, miss this and leave a lot of useless excess at the
end. Note that if you actually BOTTOM-post, this does not happen....
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