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Update messaging labels to try to reduce confusion

There has been a long-standing issue with users sending modmail when
they're trying to make a new text post to the subreddit. From examining
a number of examples of this happening, it appears that they tend to do
this by going to a message page (inbox/unread) by clicking the envelope
icon, then they click the "compose" tab, and type the name of the
subreddit into the "to" box.

This commit updates several labels to make it more clear that it's a
private message that's going to be sent, not "posting a message
publicly".
latest commit dc601d1d7a
@Deimos Deimos authored

README.md

reddit

Greetings!

This is the primary codebase that powers reddit.com.

For notices about major changes and general discussion of reddit development, subscribe to the /r/redditdev and /r/changelog subreddits.

You can also chat with us via IRC in #reddit-dev on FreeNode.


Quickstart

To set up your own instance of reddit to develop with, we have a handy install script for Ubuntu that will automatically install and configure most of the stack.

Alternatively, refer to our Install Guide for instructions on setting up reddit from scratch. Many frequently asked questions regarding local reddit installs are covered in our FAQ.

APIs

To learn more about reddit's API, check out our automated API documentation and the API wiki page. Please use a unique User-Agent string and take care to abide by our API rules.

Happy hacking!

Issues and Contribution Guidelines

Thanks for wanting to help make reddit better! First things first, though: github issues is only for confirmed, active bugs. Please submit ideas to /r/ideasfortheadmins.

Please read more on contributions in CONTRIBUTING.md.

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