On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 03:36:20PM +0000, Conor Daly wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 01:19:52PM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
> David Dorgan thought:
ok kids. for those of you on the list that make a habit of posting
w/o proper rest at naptime, some little things to consider:
1) only quote the text you need. if you're responding to two lines
of a 500 line message, just include the two lines. those of us
beginning the long and happy road to senility have written down the url
for the ilug archives and stapled it to our foreheads (keeps the
rain away too) so we can get the additional context we require.
2) sigs should be four lines or less. it's an arbitrary rule,
but there you go, life is full of them.
3) publishing uptimes is frequently an indication of just how old
your systems are. this can be construed as a security risk.
it would be wise to either not offer names with uptimes or only
post uptimes of boxes not correctly connected to the net.
4) ruptime is an exciting, yet terse command.
no one is perfect, but there are certain levels one could aim for.
kevin at suberic.net i... i have a dream. and that dream is:
fork()'ed on 37058400 use DIY::Tiler;
meatspace place: work my($t) = new DIY::Tiler;
http://suberic.net/~kevin $t->tile(-room => "en-suite", -style => "stone");
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