[SATLUG] Emily Postnews on Testing

John Champion satlugacct at jchampion.com
Tue Aug 4 07:01:46 CDT 2009


On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Howard Haradon <hharadon at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is acient, but still funny and applicable to present day
> forums and listservs.
>
> Q: What about a test message?
>
> A: It is important, when testing, to test the entire net.  Never test
> merely a subnet distribution when the whole net can be done.  Also put
> "please ignore" on your test messages, since we all know that
> everybody always skips a message with a line like that.  Don't use a
> subject like "My sex is female but I demand to be addressed as male."
> because such articles are read in depth by all USEnauts.
>
> For a laugh, check out the whole deal here:
>
> http://www.faqs.org/faqs/usenet/emily-postnews/part1/
>
> Howard
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