This article is from the Go FAQ, by Morten PAHLE firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
This FAQ is posted regularly in ascii version to the newsgroup
rec.games.go and is also maintained in HTML version on
This FAQ is an attempt to answer those questions which we all have
when we are new to a place and hopefully you will find it useful.
The FAQ is also a description of what to do and how to do it on the
newsgroup. If you are new to Go, newsgroups in general or RGG in
particular, it is suggested that you read the FAQ before posting.
If the FAQ does not answer your questions, or if you have any other
comments on it, please contact the FAQ maintainer, you will find his
name and address at the end of the FAQ.
Of course, you can always post to the newsgroup. rec.games.go is not
Another last point before you go on: this FAQ is most easily read if
you have it displayed with a mono-spaced font (E.g. Courier).