This article is from the College marching band FAQ, by Adam Elman email@example.com, Meredith McClurg firstname.lastname@example.org, Patrick Neschleba email@example.com and Craig Moe firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Your ability to spell is a reflection of the time you spent on your
message and how much you paid attention in grade school. Incorrect
spelling also invites public mocking, which tends to decrease the quality
of discussion on the newsgroup. So spell as well as you can spell, and
all will be swell.