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1 klieber 1.21 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
2 cybersystem 1.39 <!DOCTYPE mainpage SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
3 klieber 1.20
4 drobbins 1.1 <mainpage id="lists">
5 neysx 1.44 <title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
6    
7     <author title="Author">
8     <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
9     <mail link="cybersystem@gentoo.org">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail>
10 neysx 1.57 <mail link="lcars@gentoo.org">Andrea Barisani</mail>
11 neysx 1.44 </author>
12    
13 lcars 1.72 <version>3.2</version>
14     <date>2005-09-13</date>
15 neysx 1.44
16     <chapter>
17     <title>Mailing List Overview</title>
18     <section>
19     <body>
20    
21     <p>
22     The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
23 neysx 1.57 a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by
24     <uri link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and
25 neysx 1.44 provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to
26     comply with modern mailing list manager standards and conventions.
27     </p>
28    
29     <p>
30 neysx 1.57 One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an
31 neysx 1.44 empty email to:
32     </p>
33    
34 klieber 1.67 <p><c>listname+subscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
35 neysx 1.44
36     <note>
37     Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe to.
38     </note>
39    
40     <p>Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:</p>
41     <p><c>listname@gentoo.org</c></p>
42     <p>To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:</p>
43 lcars 1.68 <p><c>listname+unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
44 neysx 1.44
45     <p>
46     All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail
47     a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for
48     each post. Send an empty email to the following addresses to subscribe and
49     unsubscribe from mailing lists respectively:
50     </p>
51    
52     <p>
53 klieber 1.67 <c>listname+subscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c><br/>
54     <c>listname+unsubscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c>
55 neysx 1.57 </p>
56    
57     <p>
58 klieber 1.67 Some users may want to post to the list, but not actually receive mail from
59 lcars 1.68 it (such as those who read lists via an alternate method, such as gmane).
60 klieber 1.67 These users may subscribe to the "nomail" option of each list:
61     </p>
62    
63     <p>
64     <c>listname+subscribe-nomail@gentoo.org</c><br/>
65     <c>listname+unsubscribe-nomail@gentoo.org</c>
66     </p>
67     <p>
68 neysx 1.57 You can learn more about the capabilities of mlmmj by sending an empty mail to the
69     following address:
70     </p>
71    
72     <p>
73 lcars 1.68 <c>listname+help@gentoo.org</c><br/>
74 neysx 1.44 </p>
75    
76     <p>
77     You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system by reading the
78     short Gentoo mailing
79     list FAQ that appears later in this document.
80     </p>
81    
82     </body>
83     </section>
84     </chapter>
85    
86     <chapter>
87     <title>Mailing Lists</title>
88     <section>
89     <title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
90     <body>
91    
92     <table>
93     <tr>
94     <th>List name</th>
95     <th>Description</th>
96     </tr>
97     <tr>
98     <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti>
99     <ti>General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list</ti>
100     </tr>
101     <tr>
102     <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti>
103     <ti>General Gentoo announcements list (new releases, security fixes)</ti>
104     </tr>
105     <tr>
106     <ti><c>gentoo-dev</c></ti>
107     <ti>General Gentoo developer discussion mailing list</ti>
108     </tr>
109     <tr>
110     <ti><c>gentoo-security</c></ti>
111     <ti>For the discussion of security issues and fixes</ti>
112     </tr>
113     <tr>
114 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn</c></ti>
115     <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
116     </tr>
117     <tr>
118     <ti><c>gentoo-doc</c></ti>
119     <ti>For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations</ti>
120 neysx 1.44 </tr>
121     <tr>
122 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-cvs</c></ti>
123     <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes regarding our documentation</ti>
124 neysx 1.44 </tr>
125     <tr>
126 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti>
127     <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti>
128 neysx 1.44 </tr>
129     <tr>
130     <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-user</c></ti>
131     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and discussion</ti>
132     </tr>
133     <tr>
134     <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-dev</c></ti>
135     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC developer discussion</ti>
136     </tr>
137     <tr>
138 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-alpha</c></ti>
139     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion</ti>
140     </tr>
141     <tr>
142     <ti><c>gentoo-amd64</c></ti>
143     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/AMD64 user support and discussion</ti>
144     </tr>
145     <tr>
146     <ti><c>gentoo-arm</c></ti>
147     <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the ARM architecture</ti>
148     </tr>
149     <tr>
150     <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti>
151     <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti>
152     </tr>
153     <tr>
154     <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
155     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
156     </tr>
157     <tr>
158     <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti>
159     <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti>
160     </tr>
161     <tr>
162 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc</c></ti>
163     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion</ti>
164     </tr>
165 neysx 1.65 <tr>
166     <ti><c>gentoo-osx</c></ti>
167     <ti>For Gentoo OSX user and developer discussion</ti>
168     </tr>
169 neysx 1.44 <tr>
170 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-bsd</c></ti>
171     <ti>Discussion about Gentoo/BSD</ti>
172 neysx 1.44 </tr>
173     <tr>
174 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-xbox</c></ti>
175     <ti>Discussion about Gentoo for Xbox</ti>
176 neysx 1.44 </tr>
177     <tr>
178 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
179     <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
180 neysx 1.44 </tr>
181     <tr>
182 lcars 1.71 <ti><c>gentoo-kernel</c></ti>
183     <ti>Release announcements for gentoo-sources, vesafb-tng, fbsplash and discussion</ti>
184     </tr>
185     <tr>
186 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-laptop</c></ti>
187     <ti>Discussion on powersaving, pcmcia and other laptop-related stuff</ti>
188 neysx 1.44 </tr>
189     <tr>
190 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop</c></ti>
191     <ti>Mailing list devoted to Gentoo on the desktop</ti>
192 neysx 1.44 </tr>
193     <tr>
194 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop-research</c></ti>
195     <ti>Discussions about improving the Gentoo desktop experience</ti>
196 neysx 1.44 </tr>
197     <tr>
198     <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti>
199     <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti>
200     </tr>
201     <tr>
202 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-hardened</c></ti>
203     <ti>For a security hardened version of Gentoo</ti>
204     </tr>
205     <tr>
206 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti>
207     <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti>
208     </tr>
209     <tr>
210 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-catalyst</c></ti>
211     <ti>Mailinglist dedicated to catalyst</ti>
212 neysx 1.58 </tr>
213     <tr>
214 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti>
215     <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti>
216 neysx 1.44 </tr>
217     <tr>
218 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-admin</c></ti>
219     <ti>Discussion about Gentoo Linux administration issues</ti>
220 neysx 1.44 </tr>
221     <tr>
222 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-cluster</c></ti>
223     <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in clustered environments</ti>
224 neysx 1.44 </tr>
225     <tr>
226 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-web-user</c></ti>
227     <ti>Discussion of web configuration and administration related to Gentoo's web tools</ti>
228 neysx 1.44 </tr>
229     <tr>
230     <ti><c>gentoo-embedded</c></ti>
231     <ti>For Gentoo Linux/embedded user and developer discussion</ti>
232     </tr>
233     <tr>
234     <ti><c>gentoo-releng</c></ti>
235     <ti>Mailinglist for the Gentoo release management team</ti>
236     </tr>
237 neysx 1.55 <tr>
238 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-pr</c></ti>
239     <ti>Mailinglist for all Gentoo public-relation discussion</ti>
240     </tr>
241     <tr>
242     <ti><c>gentoo-qa</c></ti>
243     <ti>Discussions about QA and its improvement within Gentoo</ti>
244     </tr>
245     <tr>
246 neysx 1.66 <ti><c>gentoo-devrel</c></ti>
247     <ti>Gentoo Developer Relations mailing list</ti>
248     </tr>
249     <tr>
250 lcars 1.72 <ti><c>gentoo-council</c></ti>
251     <ti>Gentoo Council mailing list</ti>
252     </tr>
253     <tr>
254 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-mirrors</c></ti>
255     <ti>Announcements and discussion among Gentoo mirror admins and developers regarding releases and other issues</ti>
256     </tr>
257     <tr>
258 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-lang</c></ti>
259     <ti>Discussion of programming language support and related issues in Gentoo</ti>
260     </tr>
261     <tr>
262 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-perl</c></ti>
263     <ti>Discussion of perl on Gentoo</ti>
264     </tr>
265     <tr>
266     <ti><c>gentoo-java</c></ti>
267     <ti>Discussion about Java on Gentoo</ti>
268 neysx 1.44 </tr>
269     <tr>
270     <ti><c>gentoo-science</c></ti>
271 neysx 1.58 <ti>Discussion on science-related applications and integration in Gentoo</ti>
272 neysx 1.44 </tr>
273 swift 1.45 <tr>
274 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-media</c></ti>
275     <ti>Discussion about Gentoo media packages</ti>
276 swift 1.45 </tr>
277 klieber 1.48 <tr>
278 neysx 1.65 <ti><c>gentoo-gnustep</c></ti>
279     <ti>Discussion about GNUstep on Gentoo</ti>
280 neysx 1.58 </tr>
281     <tr>
282     <ti><c>gentoo-installer</c></ti>
283     <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/installer/">Gentoo Linux Installer Project</uri></ti>
284     </tr>
285     <tr>
286     <ti><c>gentoo-accessibility</c></ti>
287 neysx 1.59 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/desktop/accessibility/">Gentoo Accessibility Project</uri></ti>
288 neysx 1.58 </tr>
289     <tr>
290 klieber 1.49 <ti><c>tenshi-announce</c></ti>
291 neysx 1.58 <ti>Announcements about the <uri link="/proj/en/infrastructure/tenshi/">Tenshi</uri> project</ti>
292 klieber 1.49 </tr>
293     <tr>
294     <ti><c>tenshi-user</c></ti>
295 neysx 1.58 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/infrastructure/tenshi/">Tenshi</uri> project</ti>
296 klieber 1.49 </tr>
297 neysx 1.44 </table>
298    
299     </body>
300     </section>
301     <section>
302     <title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title>
303     <body>
304    
305     <table>
306     <tr>
307     <th>List name</th>
308     <th>Description</th>
309     </tr>
310     <tr>
311     <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti>
312     <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti>
313     </tr>
314     <tr>
315 neysx 1.57 <ti><c>gentoo-user-br</c></ti>
316     <ti>Brazilian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
317     </tr>
318     <tr>
319 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti>
320     <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti>
321     </tr>
322     <tr>
323     <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
324     <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
325     </tr>
326     <tr>
327     <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti>
328     <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
329     </tr>
330     <tr>
331     <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti>
332     <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
333     </tr>
334     <tr>
335     <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti>
336     <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
337     </tr>
338     <tr>
339     <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti>
340     <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
341     </tr>
342     <tr>
343 cybersystem 1.51 <ti><c>gentoo-user-cs</c></ti>
344 cybersystem 1.52 <ti>Czech and Slovak Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
345 cybersystem 1.51 </tr>
346     <tr>
347 neysx 1.62 <ti><c>gentoo-user-ru</c></ti>
348     <ti>Russian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
349     </tr>
350     <tr>
351 neysx 1.61 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-de</c></ti>
352     <ti>German Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
353     </tr>
354     <tr>
355 lcars 1.70 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-es</c></ti>
356     <ti>Spanish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
357     </tr>
358     <tr>
359 neysx 1.61 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-nl</c></ti>
360     <ti>Dutch Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
361     </tr>
362     <tr>
363 lcars 1.69 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-pl</c></ti>
364     <ti>Polish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
365     </tr>
366     <tr>
367 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-de</c></ti>
368     <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
369     </tr>
370     <tr>
371 neysx 1.58 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-el</c></ti>
372     <ti>Greek Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
373     </tr>
374     <tr>
375 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti>
376     <ti>
377     Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en
378     Espanol de Gentoo
379     </ti>
380     </tr>
381     <tr>
382     <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fi</c></ti>
383     <ti>Finnish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
384     </tr>
385     <tr>
386     <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti>
387     <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
388     </tr>
389     <tr>
390     <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti>
391     <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
392     </tr>
393     <tr>
394 swift 1.47 <ti><c>gentoo-docs-it</c></ti>
395 swift 1.46 <ti>Italian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
396     </tr>
397     <tr>
398 neysx 1.44 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-nl</c></ti>
399     <ti>Dutch Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
400     </tr>
401     <tr>
402     <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti>
403     <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
404     </tr>
405     <tr>
406     <ti><c>gentoo-doc-ru</c></ti>
407     <ti>Russian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
408     </tr>
409     </table>
410    
411     </body>
412     </section>
413     <section>
414     <title>Other Mailing Lists</title>
415     <body>
416    
417     <table>
418     <tr>
419     <th>List name</th>
420     <th>Description</th>
421     </tr>
422     <tr>
423     <ti><c>libconf</c></ti>
424     <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti>
425     </tr>
426     <tr>
427     <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti>
428 neysx 1.64 <ti>
429     Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by
430     invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on
431     bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and
432     invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course.
433     </ti>
434 neysx 1.44 </tr>
435 swift 1.53 <tr>
436     <ti><c>www-redesign</c></ti>
437     <ti>Dedicated to the development of the new Gentoo website</ti>
438     </tr>
439 neysx 1.44 </table>
440    
441     </body>
442     </section>
443     </chapter>
444    
445     <chapter>
446     <title>Archives</title>
447     <section>
448     <body>
449    
450     <p>
451     We used to host our own mail archives, but that got pretty boring fast. The
452     following sites host pretty decent archives of most of the mailing lists, so
453     please utilize them rather than asking for 'official' Gentoo mailing list
454 swift 1.54 archives. These are the 'official' ones :).<br/>
455     <uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/>
456     <uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/>
457     <uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri>
458 neysx 1.44 </p>
459    
460     </body>
461     </section>
462     </chapter>
463    
464     <chapter>
465     <title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
466     <section>
467     <title>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
468     the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</title>
469     <body>
470    
471     <p>
472     To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
473 neysx 1.57 official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports
474     "nomail" subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses
475     that can be used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works.
476 neysx 1.44 Let's say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>,
477     but you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
478 neysx 1.57 address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
479 lcars 1.68 <c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@gentoo.org</c>
480 neysx 1.44 You should then be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home
481     and work email addresses.
482     </p>
483    
484     </body>
485     </section>
486    
487     <section>
488     <title>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
489     this?</title>
490     <body>
491    
492     <p>
493     Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
494     list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
495     following two addresses:
496     </p>
497    
498 lcars 1.68 <p><c>listname+unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/>
499     <c>listname+subscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c>
500 neysx 1.44 </p>
501    
502 drobbins 1.1 </body>
503 neysx 1.44 </section>
504    
505     <section>
506     <title>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</title>
507     <body>
508    
509     <p>
510     To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
511     <c>procmail</c> recipe:
512     </p>
513    
514     <pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">
515 swift 1.38 :0:
516 drobbins 1.1 * ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org
517     Mail/listname
518 neysx 1.44 </pre>
519    
520     <p>
521     This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
522     manager emails.
523     </p>
524    
525     </body>
526     </section>
527 drobbins 1.1
528     </chapter>
529     </mainpage>

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