[SpamCop-List] Re: Changes to the Official FAQ
MikeE at ster.invalid
Sun Oct 30 18:33:42 EST 2005
> Per request, brought here from the Forum. One caveat in that
> some FAQ changes have been accomplished. No editing done.
> When useful information has been posted in the newsgroups it has been
> copied and added to the Forum.
Generally when useful information has been posted into the forum, *just*
a link to the forum has been provided in the ng, not copying and pasting
in the same way the other transmission takes place from newsgroup to
In fact, whereas I consider it 'common practice' to paste a link
accompanied by the 'essence' of what is at the link, in the case of
forum links, many times in the past*just* the link is pasted -- as if to
say, here's the link, if you want to know anything about what it sez,
you can go read it in the forum. That has improved somewhat recently.
> If a FAQ could be organized in the newsgroups that would be a great
Actually, it wouldn't be all that hard to have a newsgroup specifically
for a faq and it wouldn't be all that hard for a periodic post to that
ng to contain links to webpage or a forumpage with more links form
> So why bash the people who are trying to build an unofficial one.
Who's bashing? Not I said the cat.
> I frequently read the SpamCop newsgroup entries, but have never
> posted to any newsgroup.
I frequently read forum entries, but I don't post there.
> When FAQ type
> information is created in the newsgroups, it is copied and added to
> the Forum FAQs
That is because that is the choice of those participants and the powers
> In the mean time, we in the Forums are trying to do what we can to
> make things better by providing a place where FAQ information can and
> is constantly being updated.
I think the contributions from the unofficial forum participants is no
greater and no less than the contributions from the unofficial
> If you are more comfortable doing it in the Newsgroups, great!!! We
> support you.
Fine. Here I am.
> With special thanks to Wazoo and Mike Easter, keep up the good work.
kibitzer, not SC admin
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