[okfn-labs] Netiquette Guidelines (was Data Package (datapackage.json) validator improvements)

Thomas Levine _ at thomaslevine.com
Tue Aug 26 14:38:12 UTC 2014

On 26 Aug, stef wrote:

> please make yourself (not only addressing alioune, but all the other newcomers
> to the internet) familiar with rfc1855, especially the parts on what kind of
> messages to send to mailing-lists: https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1855

In case you didn't get it, (I didn't.) this is the relevant section.

> If you are sending a reply to a message or a posting be sure you
> summarize the original at the top of the message, or include just
> enough text of the original to give a context.  This will make
> sure readers understand when they start to read your response.
> Since NetNews, especially, is proliferated by distributing the
> postings from one host to another, it is possible to see a
> response to a message before seeing the original.  Giving context
> helps everyone.  But do not include the entire original!


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