Charter of uk.comp.home-networking

(Not Moderated)

uk.comp.home-networking is for the discussion of all aspects of computer networking in the home, regardless of the platforms, software, topologies and protocols used.

Examples of topics include, but are not limited to, recommendations for hardware or suppliers (e.g. NICs and cabling), protocols, servers, and specific network software, etc.

Discussion of business or corporate networks is off-topic except for home offices. Discussion of educational networks, e.g. schools and universities is also off topic.


Advertising is forbidden.

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 plain text. HTML, RTF and similarly formatted messages are prohibited. To see how to make some common newsreaders comply with this, read <http://www.usenet.org.uk/ukpost.html&ft;.


Anyone posting contrary to this charter may be reported to their "postmaster" and/or Service Provider.

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uk.comp.home-networking	Home networking, including hardware, protocols, etc.