Charter of uk.local.derbyshire

(Not Moderated)

uk.local.derbyshire is for the discussion of issues relating to Derbyshire, England. Contributions are welcome from people who: Advertising is not welcome, with the exception of: so long as any two from the same individual or organisation occur at intervals of four weeks or greater, and are not repeated.

Uk.adverts.* and other relevant "offered" newsgroups should be used instead for other advertisements.

Personal contact ads for partners are not welcome. Please use uk.adverts.personals, uk.adverts.personals.gay-lesbian-bi, or uk.people.bdsm.personals as appropriate instead.

Participants in discussions may include references to their Derbyshire business in their .sig.

Announcements of community news, events or other information that is of direct relevance to the people of Derbyshire are welcome.

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 Whitby to Matlock").

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.

Participants in uk.local.derbyshire are expected to respect the usual guidelines for on-line behaviour when posting to the newsgroup.


Articles whose primary purpose is to promote a commercial activity are not acceptable in uk.local.derbyshire.

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.

Modest statements of business interests in signatures of 4 lines or less attached to articles that conform to this charter are acceptable.

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.

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uk.local.derbyshire	Derbyshire issues, people, culture YYY events