Posters are encouraged to limit their posts to 50 lines, including the signature. If this is insufficient, further material should be placed on a web or FTP site, and a URL posted, or the advertiser may offer to send further material via e-mail.
Professional traders and auctioneers must make the commercial nature of
any advertisement explicitly clear by having "
COMM: " at the beginning of
the subject line, and the post must contain the trading name of any
The same or similar goods must not be offered by the same poster more than once per week.
Auctions should not be conducted within the group, if a poster wishes
to auction goods electronically, then this should be carried out by
email or on a web site, once the initial announcement regarding the
auction has been made in the group. Such announcements must have
AUCTION: " at the beginning of the subject line.
Posts by individuals participating in auctions are permissible but if
posted must have "
AUCTION: " at the beginning of the subject line. Such
posts should not be repeated more than once per week.
It is expected that the posts will include:
Posts must be readable as plaintext; HTML is forbidden.
Such material belongs on a web or ftp site, to which a pointer may be posted.
Posters are invited to read a guide on the World Wide Web at:
http://www.usenet.org.uk/ukpost.htmlfor further information on how to configure newsreaders to post to uk.* newsgroups.
uk.net.news.announcewhich is a moderated, low traffic newsgroup. Any proposed changes to this newsgroup, and proposals for new newsgroups, will be announced there. For details of how to formally propose such changes, see:
uk.adverts.computer Adverts for computer related items in the UK