On Nov 17, 5:06*pm, Dave Symes wrote:
> In article
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> * *g wrote:
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> > in a free world without fences, who needs gates.
> > learn linux:
> > 'Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition' *http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz
> > 'The Linux Documentation Project' *http://www.tldp.org/
> > 'LDP HOWTO-index' *http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX/index.html
> > 'HowtoForge' *http://howtoforge.com/
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>
> Completely OT I know, don't take offence; I'm interested in what motivates
> people to do things in a particular way.
>
> Why do you actually need that many lines at the end of every posting?
>
> I was under the impression that the netiquette suggested, was 5 lines or
> less.
>
> Cheers
> Dave S
>
> --


The signature should be only 3 lines (according to the proper
netiquette) below the dashdashspace delimiter. The PGP signature,
which is not necessary, is considered part of that signature.

Jay