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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> 1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
2<!DOCTYPE mainpage SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE mainpage SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
3 3
4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v 1.112 2010/01/05 10:51:09 nightmorph Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v 1.113 2010/01/18 06:02:25 robbat2 Exp $ -->
5 5
6<mainpage> 6<mainpage>
7<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title> 7<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
8 8
9<author title="Author"> 9<author title="Author">
10 <mail link="lcars">Andrea Barisani</mail> 10 <mail link="lcars">Andrea Barisani</mail>
11</author> 11</author>
12<author title="Author"> 12<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="cybersystem">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail> 13 <mail link="cybersystem">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail>
14</author> 14</author>
15<author title="Editor"> 15<author title="Editor">
16 <mail link="curtis119">Curtis Napier</mail> 16 <mail link="curtis119">Curtis Napier</mail>
17</author> 17</author>
18<author title="Editor"> 18<author title="Editor">
19 <mail link="klieber">Kurt Lieber</mail> 19 <mail link="klieber">Kurt Lieber</mail>
20</author> 20</author>
21<author title="Editor"> 21<author title="Editor">
22 <mail link="robbat2">Robin H. Johnson</mail> 22 <mail link="robbat2">Robin H. Johnson</mail>
23</author> 23</author>
24 24
25<abstract> 25<abstract>
26Gentoo public mailing lists 26Gentoo public mailing lists
27</abstract> 27</abstract>
28 28
29<license/> 29<license/>
30<version>3.96</version> 30<version>3.97</version>
31<date>2010-01-05</date> 31<date>2010-01-17</date>
32 32
33<chapter> 33<chapter>
34<title>Mailing Lists</title> 34<title>Mailing Lists</title>
35<section> 35<section>
36<body> 36<body>
37 37
38<p> 38<p>
39The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering 39The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
40a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by <uri 40a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by <uri
41link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers 41link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers
42and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list 42and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list
43manager standards and conventions. 43manager standards and conventions.
44</p> 44</p>
45 45
46<p> 46<p>
576 576
577<p> 577<p>
578To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from 578To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
579official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports 579official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports
580"nomail" subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses 580"nomail" subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses
581that can be used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works. 581that can be used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works.
582Let's say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, 582Let's say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>,
583but you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email 583but you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
584address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to 584address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
585<c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c> 585<c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c>
586You should then be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home 586You should then be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home
587and work email addresses. 587and work email addresses.
588</p> 588</p>
589 589
590<p> 590<p>
591In line with the original spam reduction goal, if you post to the list from
592a non-subscribed address, your mail will be delivered to /dev/null. You will
593<b>not</b> recieve any bounce message from our servers. This prevents spammers
594from forging your address to get a bounce delivered to you.
595</p>
596
597<p>
591<b>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do 598<b>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
592this?</b> 599this?</b>
593</p> 600</p>
594 601
595<p> 602<p>
596Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For 603Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
597list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the 604list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
598following two addresses: 605following two addresses:
599</p> 606</p>
600 607
601<p><c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/> 608<p><c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
602<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c> 609<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
603</p> 610</p>
604 611
605<p> 612<p>

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