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Changes between Version 12 and Version 13 of UsingTheMailingList


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07/06/11 01:37:42 (3 years ago)
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lawgon
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    7272* Include tracebacks (where applicable; especially if there is an error). Make sure you *paste* the *full* traceback. Do not worry about using up space - you are not paying for it. 
    7373* Include a tested example of the code you are using. 
    74 * Do not obfuscate your code or invent code snippets - if you are reading this no one, your code is not rocket science and no one is going to steal it. Probably no one will take it even if you pay them. 
     74* Do not obfuscate your code or invent code snippets - if you are reading this, your code is not rocket science and no one is going to steal it. Probably no one will take it even if you pay them. 
    7575* Indicate what attempts you have made to resolve the problem/issue yourself 
    7676* Ask yourself, what extra information might you need to resolve similar problems? 
    7777* Proofread your e-mail ''multiple'' times, rewriting for clarity and brevity as needed. You will greatly increase the chances of both getting help and figuring own your stumbling block this way. 
     78* If you post on a Friday or a weekend wait till people have a chance to get over their Monday hangover before expecting a reply. 
    7879 
    7980=== Don't's: === 
    8081* Expect an instant or one-shot answer. 
    8182* Be vague e.g. "please help build a website" 
     83* Keep repeating the same question - if anyone has an answer, you will get it sooner or later. 
    8284 
    8385== Formatting your mail and your replies ==