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Re: [OFF-TOPIC] Mailing List Netiquette

Am Mittwoch, den 10.01.2007, 03:02 -0500 schrieb Kevin Mark:
> heres a few:
> - -remove chunks of the post if possible as its better to not send 50 line
> posts each time if you are only replying to 2 lines.
> - -if the person is responding to a mailing list, reply to the list only
> - -unless the person does not read the list or the person asks you too. On
> debian-user, we read the list -- no need to get 2 replys.
> - -dont flame
> - -always provide error message verbatum and other info that give the folks hints
> to help you solve the problem otherwise they will ask you for it later
> - -dont paraphrase error message -- it only wastes time (see above)
> - -dont use html 
> - -keep signatures less than 15 lines
> - -make example data anonymous/remove personal data in examples

I would add:

- try to avoid attaching files to your postings. Rather upload them to
some server in the net and post links to them or offer to send them via

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