posters regularly put links to other, more specialized sites (ie Microsoft
) to cite their source for a possible fix or further detail and info.
eg: a few recent threads about cable broadband settings listed at least three other sites
many posters also have tech forum/site links in their sigs too, either ones they regularly use, or in some cases ones they operate
all depends on why the link or reference is there IMO
try it, see if the wrath of the mods falls upon your poor head