Charter of uk.rec.waterways.fens

(Not Moderated)

The newsgroup is for discussion of all matters of interest to users of the following English waterways: On-Topic matters include but are not necessarily limited to:

Mail List Gateways

Any mailing list which is gatewayed to this list should be RFC compliant and transparent to the newsgroup's users. If a gateway is established then the gateway owner shall ensure that the list's charter shall match that of this newgroup with regard to topic and the owner contribute to a regularly posted FAQ to explain the implications of the facility for users either side of the gateway.


Advertising is forbidden, with the following exceptions:
Suppliers of fen waterway - relevant goods and services may post a pointer to their website or invitation to request details. This may not exceed four lines and may be posted no more often than once every three months. The subject line should begin ADVERT:", except for vacancies, which should begin "JOB:"

Binaries & Formatting

Encoded binaries (e.g. pictures, word processor files, Zip files, "business cards", etc.), are *forbidden*, with the exception of cryptographic signatures equivalent to no more than 10 lines of plain text (e.g. PGP).

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.html for further information on how to configure newsreaders to post to uk.* newsgroups.


Anyone posting contrary to this charter may be reported to their postmaster and or ISP.

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uk.rec.waterways.fens	Discussion of the Fen waterways