Advertising is forbidden in this group (whether for hardware, software, other goods or services). Posters wishing to buy and sell devices covered in this newsgroup are referred to uk.adverts.computer. A company reference in a signature not exceeding four lines is, however, acceptable.
Announcements of new and updated hardware and software relevant
to this group from manufacturers or authors is exempted from
this ban. Any announcement for a particular product is limited
to a single posting, and should have the phrase
in the subject line.
With the explicit exception of x-face headers and cryptographic signatures (kept as small as possible), all encoded binaries are forbidden. Forbidden binaries include, but are not limited to: pictures, sounds, word processor documents and executable programs. All postings must be in plain text; HTML and other forms of formatting markup are not permitted. Pointers to external information sources (for example email, www: or ftp: URLs) are welcome.
Posters to uk.comp.sys.palmtops are encouraged to follow established netiquette (such as placing trimmed quotes before fresh text and using signatures of 4 lines or less) as described in the various regular postings to news.announce.newusers.
Cross-posting to or from other newsgroups is, as ever, discouraged. Cross-posting to and from the existing *.palmtops groups is expressly forbidden. The exception if the post is being redirected to or from comp.sys.palmtops.* and alt.comp.sys.palmtops.* hierarchies with follow-ups set appropriately.
uk.comp.sys.palmtops The use of palmtops in the UK