The Commandments of Mailing Lists, Submitted by Jack Leclair

  1. Thou shalt include clear and specific subject line.
  2. Thou shalt edit any quoted text down to the minimum needs.
  3. Thou shalt read thy own post thrice before thou sendst.
  4. Thou shalt ponder how thy recipient might react to thy post.
  5. Thou shalt check thy spelling and grammar.
  6. Thou shall check before thou forwardeth hoax virus warnings.
  7. Thou shall forward all virus warnings to "listuncle".
  8. Thou shalt not curse, flame or spam.
  9. Thou shalt not forward any chain letter.
10. Thou shalt not use post for any unethical or illegal purpose.
11. Thou shalt not use all caps. (Except Alice :-)
12. Thou shalt not attach.