[ADMIN] FAQ for this list
wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 08:28:00 UTC 2011
On 09/28/2011 03:23 AM, Alan Pope wrote:
> On 28 September 2011 07:27, Ric Moore<wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 09/27/2011 07:12 AM, Alan Pope wrote:
>>> Nice one. I hadn't considered that question :D
>> Which was??
> The most recent one added to the page.
>> ..and this one: "Write your email underneath the email which you are
>> replying to." isn't quite wordy enough... maybe "DON'T TOP POST!!!" could be
>> appended... as most have no clue, when asked not to top post, what top
>> posting is/means.
> That's actually covered in the
> http://www.ubuntu.com/support/community/mailinglists page which is
> linked from the FAQ. "Write your email underneath the email which you
> are replying to.".
Right, yet the words "top post" are not included. So, when someone yells
out on this list to "Don't TOP POST!" the person this is directed to
doesn't understand what that term means. Supplying a definition there
would be a good thing. I don't want to edit it, I might break something.
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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