RE: NANFA--List etiquette

Hoover, Jan J ERDC-EL-MS (
Tue, 16 Mar 2004 19:05:37 -0600

Moon wrote:
>>>... you are right, what is off topic? How close to fish does the post
have to be. I really don't want to part of hurting this organization at all
any way. I know I step out sometimes, it's not from lack of caring. It's
difficult to stay within borders or know when a topic is if out of control
until it is to far gone...<<<

Moon -

I apologize if you thought I was referring to you. I was not.

Off-topic posts are not the problem. I think we should have the freedom and
flexibility to post off-topic information (e.g., natural history of
organisms other than fish, conservation issues, science education). This is
a discussion forum, after all.

What should not be posted are items that are "far afield," "inflammatory,"
or "offensive." They are unncessary and reflect poorly on all of us.

- Jan
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