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netiquette [2009/01/05 10:25]
tallpaul Labelled top posting
netiquette [2009/02/10 11:22] (current)
tallpaul The previous sensible URL for the Highway Code has been replaced by one less so
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 Not really, just the usual: never admit you're wrong, and long sigs and excessive quoting will get you flamed. If you're in any doubt look at a [[http://​www.clari.net/​brad/​emily.html|standard netiquette guide]] (remembering while reading it that "​irony"​ doesn'​t mean "as if made of metal"​) or subscribe to the group [[news://​news.announce.newusers|news.announce.newusers]]. Not really, just the usual: never admit you're wrong, and long sigs and excessive quoting will get you flamed. If you're in any doubt look at a [[http://​www.clari.net/​brad/​emily.html|standard netiquette guide]] (remembering while reading it that "​irony"​ doesn'​t mean "as if made of metal"​) or subscribe to the group [[news://​news.announce.newusers|news.announce.newusers]].
  
-The only real oddity is that whereas normally whoever mentions Hitler first automatically loses the argument (Godwin'​s law) on cam.* this also applies to any reference to the [[http://​www.highwaycode.gov.uk/​|Highway Code]].+The only real oddity is that whereas normally whoever mentions Hitler first automatically loses the argument (Godwin'​s law) on cam.* this also applies to any reference to the [[http://​www.direct.gov.uk/en/​TravelAndTransport/​Highwaycode/​index.htm|Highway Code]].
  
 cam.misc does get a fair number of general IT support related questions posted to it as people know that a lot of geeks hang out there. Do so at your own risk, remembering that there are more appropriate places. You might find Eric Raymond'​s [[http://​www.catb.org/​~esr/​faqs/​smart-questions.html|How To Ask Questions The Smart Way]] useful reading too. cam.misc does get a fair number of general IT support related questions posted to it as people know that a lot of geeks hang out there. Do so at your own risk, remembering that there are more appropriate places. You might find Eric Raymond'​s [[http://​www.catb.org/​~esr/​faqs/​smart-questions.html|How To Ask Questions The Smart Way]] useful reading too.
 
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