>>You folks may comment in jest, but you should be much
>>kinder to folks who come on here and ask a question which
>>seems so simple. If the fellow doesn't ask, where he will he
>>find out anything?
> ------------ REPLY FOLLOWS ------------
> We, or at least I, have no desire to discourage newcomers from asking
> questions. We (I) only request politely that the questions be in a
> form which does not require additional posts before we (I) can even
> understand what the question is about.
> Use of obscure acronyms is a major contributor to mis-communication.
> The first time an obscure acronym is used, it should be explained.
Common writting practice dictates that normally all acronyms are explained
the first time they are used. I follow Aviation, Astronomy, Amateur Radio,
and computer news groups. The same acronyms may have different meanints in
each of these goups.
> If in doubt, spell it out.
> Also, growing a slightly thicker skin would be of great advantage on
> the Internet, believe me. :-)
> Bill W6WRT
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