uk.local.devon is for the discussion of issues relevant to Devon in the
Southwest of England.
For the purposes of this newsgroup Devon is defined as anywhere now or
previously in the County of Devon.
Messages posted to this newsgroup must not be cross-posted to more than
a TOTAL of four uk.local.* newsgroups; these may be geographically
adjacent or overlapping, or connected by the subject of the post (e.g.
"moving house from Exeter to Birmingham").
Note that the advertising of widely-available goods or services is *not*
relevant in this context, and that most uk.local.* groups have restrictions
on advertising, or prohibit it. Cross-posted adverts, where allowed, must
meet the requirements of the charters of *all* groups involved.
Advertising is forbidden, with these exceptions:
All other advertising must be posted in uk.local.southwest.adverts.
- Suppliers of goods and services relevant to events in Devon in the UK,
may post an invitation to visit their web site or request details. It
should be of four lines or fewer and not posted more than once every
month. The subject line should begin "
- Event organisers may also post an invitation to visit their web site or
request details. It should be of six lines or fewer and not posted more
than twice every month. The subject line should begin "
Binaries & Formatting
Encoded binaries (e.g. pictures, compressed files, etc.) are forbidden.
Such material belongs on a web or FTP site to which a pointer may be
posted. Cryptographic signatures (e.g. PGP) may be used where
authentication is important and should be as short as possible.
Posts must be readable as plaintext. HTML, RTF and similarly formatted
messages are prohibited. To see how to make your newsreader comply with
this, read <http://www.usenet.org.uk/ukpost.html>.
Anyone posting contrary to this charter may be reported to their
"postmaster" and/or Service Provider.
uk.local.devon To promote events and discussion in Devon