[icon-discuss] List rules and guidelines

  • From: Michael Jones <mjones@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2010 09:06:05 -0600

Dear Listers:
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Rules and expectations.
This list is hosted by LevelStar and its purpose is to provide a forum for 
discussing Icon/Braille Plus-related topics and for users to assist each other
with icon/Braille Plus-related tasks.  Several LevelStar and APH staff 
subscribe to the list and users are often very knowledgeable about how to 
perform tasks and solve problems with Icon/Braille +.  Staff will attempt to 
correct any misinformation posted to the list, but if you are in doubt about 
any information you receive through the list, you are encouraged to  contact 
tech support directly.  Specifically, if it appears you have physical  problems 
with your unit, you should contact the appropriate
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Please stay on topic.  While the mention of other products is permitted for the 
purposes of discussion and comparison, this is not a discussion list for
those products.  We welcome discussion of products that may serve as valuable 
accessories for the PDA, however, we ask that you limit your discussion to
their relevance to Icon/Braille +. 
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