Posting Rules

Subject: Posting Rules
From: Iain Harrison <iharriso -at- SCTCORP -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 08:52:53 GMT

Eric does a fine job here trying to keep us all on topic, and not
wasting thousands of people's time reading off-topic stuff.

>The key rule is that the messages must be about
>technical communication.

.. but of course there is more to it than that. What about:

Discussion of what it is like to be a technical communicator where you
are working?

Issues of grammar and style that closely affect technical writers, but
aren't exclusive to technical writing?

Pleas for help with recalcitrant software?

.. and a general casual chat?

The solution is the TechComm list!

If you are want to develop discussions started here, but that are not
really relevant here, adjourn to the bar: TechComm

If you're not sure a topic is relevant here, bring it up in TechComm

It isn't a replacement for this list, but it is a more casual

All are welcome in the UK-based TechComm list, which has a world-wide

See for details, or join
by sending the text

join techcomm

as the first line of the body of an email to list -at- user -dot- itconsult -dot- co -dot- uk

For automatic help, send your query in the SUBJECT of an email to
techcomm -at- hairydog -dot- clara -dot- net

Iain Harrison
iharriso -at- sctcorp -dot- com
TechComm listowner

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