[arch-general] Mailing list etiquette

Eli Schwartz eschwartz93 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 07:08:06 UTC 2016

On 04/12/2016 02:23 AM, Stephen wrote:
> I apologise, I didn't realise this was the case. I've often read, but
> never participated in, mailing lists. Is there a list of "common
> etiquette" that you'd recommend reading? I'd like to avoid
> embarrassing issues such as this again.

You can google "mailing list etiquette" to see some examples.

The main rules are:
- plaintext, not HTML mail
- no attachments
- wrap lines at 72 characters
- post replies inline, below the quote (bottom-posting)
- remove extraneous quoted matter, especially nested quotes

Eli Schwartz

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