The Fedora Core release notes suck!

T. Ribbrock emgaron at
Tue Nov 25 08:32:02 UTC 2003

On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 09:53:08PM -0500, Elton Woo wrote:
> /RANT 
> Pet peeve: NETIQUETTE and its IMPORTANCE to the archives
> and to those whose FIRST language is NOT English.
> 4) Netiquette also DEMANDS that signatures be no longer than 3 lines.

Wrong. It's 4 lines. See:

If we do it, let's do it right... ;-)

> 5) For reasons of courtesy, as well as *security* do NOT post in
> HTML, the favored tool of SPAMMERS.

... and please wrap your lines at about 72 chars.

6) Before posting, please make use of the archives of this list (and
maybe even Google) to ensure that your question has not been answered
before. That way, you get your answer even quicker while at the same
time keeping the volume of the list down to a manageable level.

7) For more information about Netquette, see

> If you cannot, will not, refuse to respect these guidelines, then ...
> DO NOT post to the list, just lurk or read the archives.
> /RANT 

Other than that, I wholeheartedly agree.


                Thomas Ribbrock 
  "You have to live on the edge of reality - to make your dreams come true!"

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