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Purpose of this mailing list

From: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 29 May 1998 18:23:31 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.96.980529181158.16867D-100000@anansi.w3.org>
This list seems to have strayed from its intended purpose lately.

As you can see from http://www.w3.org/Mail/Lists , this list has
quite a specific purpose:

>     www-html (Archive)
> 
>         This is the public mailing list for technical discussion
>         among those interested in enhancing the Hypertext Markup
>         Language (HTML) or building systems that support HTML.
>         It is explicitly intended for the collaborative design
>         of new systems, software, protocols, and documentation
>         which may be useful to the HTML developer community.

This is not meant to be a list for asking questions on how to do things;
if you have a question starting with "How do I...", it probably belongs
elsewhere.

There are a number of good forums to help you with "How do I..." type
questions; some of them are:

    Usenet newsgroups comp.infosystems.www.*:
    http://vader.boutell.com/%7Egrant/web-groups.html

    HTML Writers Guild discussion lists
    http://www.hwg.org/lists/

Please use these forums for your questions instead of www-html.

Thanks,

-- 
Gerald Oskoboiny              <gerald@w3.org>  +1 617 253 2920
System Administrator, W3C     http://www.w3.org/People/Gerald/
World Wide Web Consortium, MIT Laboratory for Computer Science
545 Technology Square,  Room NE43-353  Cambridge MA  02139 USA
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