Nothing but the faqs

Introduction

This faq consists of frequently asked questions about faqs. It is administered by Eugene Blanchard and comments or suggestions can be e-mailed to

This faq last updated January 1, 1996 and is no longer maintained.

The faq answers the following questions:

  1. What does faq stand for?
  2. What is the purpose of a faq?
  3. Can anyone access the faq?
  4. I want to add a Q&A to the faq, how do I do this?
  5. Does a faq have to be on only specific subjects?

1. What does faq stand for?

faq is an abbreviation for Frequently Asked Questions.


2. What is the purpose of a faq?

A faq is used to provide a source of reference for new and old users of a system. Rather than bothering system administrators with the same old questions over and over again. The questions are answered in the faq. The users are recommended to read the faq first.


3. Can anyone access the faq?

Yes, anyone can read the faq and download it for reference but only the faq administer can change or modify it.


4. I want to add a Q&A to the faq, how do I do this?

E-mail your addition to the faq administrator and he will add it to the faq if he considers it to be a valid addition.


5. Does a faq have to be on only specific subjects?

No, it can be on any subject that you like. The only criteria, for making a faq, is that questions are being asked over and over again. The faq serves as the reference source for these questions.


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