RE: Off topic postings

Subject: RE: Off topic postings
From: "Evans, Diane L (Rosetta)" <diane_evans -at- merck -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 08:06:08 -0800

>I think there are four possible ways to handle off-topic
>material on this list:

>1. Post it, but preface the subject line with "OT: ".
>2. Reply privately.
>3. Write but do not send an OT reply or post (Zen reply).
>4. Post the material or the reply to the list.

As a long time member of this list, I have also been appalled at the
number of off-topic posts in recent weeks.

Under the rules for this list, 1 should never be used. 3 is the
preferred choice; I generally use 2 or 3.

Diane Evans
Requirements Analyst
Rosetta Inpharmatics

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