[BALUG-Admin] how to (and not to) post to lists, etc.

Michael Paoli Michael.Paoli@cal.berkeley.edu
Sat Jan 10 11:40:42 PST 2009

Certainly among (if not top-most) of what I had in mind ...
but being lazy (efficient ;-)) I thought Rick might handily provide
recommended URL(s).

Quoting jim <jim@well.com>:

> maybe add judicious links to rick's pages?
> On Sat, 2009-01-10 at 10:52 -0800, Michael Paoli wrote:
>> Rick,
>> You've emailed/posted/etc. many many times about how to, and how not to
>> post to lists, etc. (e.g. plain text, don't do attachments, etc.) ... and
>> we thank you very much for that!  :-) ...
>> To hopefully be a bit more proactive, do you have recommended web page(s)
>> (most any suitable URL will do - but probably best if it's a web page or
>> the like that at least somebody somewhere can tweak/update as/when suitable,
>> rather than a read-only archived message that's web accessible) somewhere
>> on that topic (if not, we could potentially create one, if we wanted).
>> Anyway, I was thinking, adding a few brief mentions about such on our
>> list pages (the ones with the policy stuff, etc.), and linking to such,
>> might help folks better use the lists to start with, and have fewer
>> questions/issues to be emailed/posted about, etc. (and also keep us from
>> tossing too much text onto those list policy pages themselves).
>> Let us know.
>> Thanks.

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