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[SLUG] Protocol for answering queries on this list
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- Subject: [SLUG] Protocol for answering queries on this list
- From: David <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 11:02:41 +1000 (EST)
On Thu, 17 Apr 2003, Craig Mead wrote:
> > I have been getting quite a few hits on port 445 the last few days. What
> > is it? And how do I answer this question for myself in the future?
> > Thanks
> > Alan
What is the acceptable protocol for answering queries or posting articles
using a URL?
Should several hundred people click on a link (as above), or would it be
better for the poster to at least include a one line precis of what is
This question particularly applies to the "interesting article" posts that
appear here from time to time. A precis would help readers to decide if it
is in fact interesting or not to each individual.
In the case of questions such as those above, it might be useful for the
slug archive to hold something more than a meaningless URL.. just a
I'm not being critical of any poster.... just asking for clarification.