Subject Netiquette was RE: [IBO] Foreign key
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:52 AM 20-08-02 +1000, you wrote:
>Are you refering to the text in replies ? What are the rules on this list -
>I don't want to upset anyone ?

The "rules" are really standard netiquette for all lists and newsgroups -
when replying, only requote where it is important and otherwise delete
preceding messages and all the sigs and garbage at the bottom.

Also, it's bad netiquette to "piggyback" a new thread by replying to an
existing one. You should start a new thread when you have a new
subject. In this thread, for example, we strayed further and further from
the subject "Foreign Key"....

If you are new to this kind of thing, the guidelines for the Borland
newsgroups pretty well sum up the mores of the Internet forum culture: