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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<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v 1.121 2010/09/10 00:17:55 robbat2 Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v 1.122 2010/11/09 03:32:12 robbat2 Exp $ -->
4 4
5<mainpage> 5<mainpage>
6<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title> 6<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
9 <mail link="lcars">Andrea Barisani</mail> 9 <mail link="lcars">Andrea Barisani</mail>
10</author> 10</author>
11<author title="Author"> 11<author title="Author">
12 <mail link="cybersystem">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail> 12 <mail link="cybersystem">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14<author title="Editor"> 14<author title="Editor">
15 <mail link="curtis119">Curtis Napier</mail> 15 <mail link="curtis119">Curtis Napier</mail>
16</author> 16</author>
17<author title="Editor"> 17<author title="Editor">
18 <mail link="klieber">Kurt Lieber</mail> 18 <mail link="klieber">Kurt Lieber</mail>
20<author title="Editor"> 20<author title="Editor">
21 <mail link="robbat2">Robin H. Johnson</mail> 21 <mail link="robbat2">Robin H. Johnson</mail>
22</author> 22</author>
23<author title="Editor"> 23<author title="Editor">
24 <mail link="nightmorph"/> 24 <mail link="nightmorph"/>
25</author> 25</author>
26 26
27<abstract> 27<abstract>
28Gentoo public mailing lists 28Gentoo public mailing lists
29</abstract> 29</abstract>
30 30
31<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 31<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
32<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 32<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
33<license/> 33<license/>
34 34
35<version>6.2</version> 35<version>6.3</version>
36<date>2010-09-09</date> 36<date>2010-11-08</date>
37 37
38<chapter> 38<chapter>
39<title>Mailing Lists</title> 39<title>Mailing Lists</title>
40<section> 40<section>
41<body> 41<body>
42 42
43<p> 43<p>
44The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering 44The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
45a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by <uri 45a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by <uri
46link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers 46link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers
47and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list 47and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list
48manager standards and conventions. 48manager standards and conventions.
49</p> 49</p>
50 50
51<p> 51<p>
52One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an 52One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an
53empty email to: 53empty email to:
54</p> 54</p>
55 55
56<p> 56<p>
57<c>listname+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c> 57<c>listname+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
58</p> 58</p>
59 59
60<note> 60<note>
61Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe 61Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe
62to, e.g.: <c>gentoo-user+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c> to subscribe to the 62to, e.g.: <c>gentoo-user+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c> to subscribe to the
63<c>gentoo-user</c> mailing list. 63<c>gentoo-user</c> mailing list.
64</note> 64</note>
65 65
66<p> 66<p>
67You will then recieve a subscription confirmation request (double opt-in) from
68the list manager, that you must reply to if you wish to subscribe.
69</p>
70
71<p>
67Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to: 72Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:
68</p> 73</p>
69 74
70<p> 75<p>
71<c>listname@lists.gentoo.org</c> 76<c>listname@lists.gentoo.org</c>
72</p> 77</p>
73 78
74<p> 79<p>
75To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to: 80To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:
76</p> 81</p>
77 82
78<p> 83<p>
79<c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c> 84<c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
85</p>
86
87<note>
88You must use the identical address that you subscribed with to unsubscribe
89successfully. If your email address is now forwarded/rewritten beyond your
90control, please contact the list owner via
91<c>listname+owner@lists.gentoo.org</c> with a request for manual removal.
92</note>
93
94<p>
95You will then recieve a unsubscription confirmation request (double opt-in)
96from the list manager, that you must reply to if you wish to be unsubscribed.
80</p> 97</p>
81 98
82<p> 99<p>
83All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail 100All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail
84a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for 101a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for
85each post. If you are subscribed to the digest variant and wish to be 102each post. If you are subscribed to the digest variant and wish to be
86unsubscribed, you must specifically unsubscribe from the digest variant. Using 103unsubscribed, you must specifically unsubscribe from the digest variant. Using
87the email address that you wish to (un)subscribe, send an empty email to the 104the email address that you wish to (un)subscribe, send an empty email to the
88following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from mailing lists 105following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from mailing lists
89respectively: 106respectively:
90</p> 107</p>
91 108
92<p> 109<p>
93<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/> 110<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
94<c>listname+unsubscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c> 111<c>listname+unsubscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
778 795
779<p> 796<p>
780Do not cross-post when sending messages to a list! Sending the same message to 797Do not cross-post when sending messages to a list! Sending the same message to
781more than one list at a time leads to fragmentation of the thread when some 798more than one list at a time leads to fragmentation of the thread when some
782people reply on one list, and some on another list. There's no guarantee that 799people reply on one list, and some on another list. There's no guarantee that
783the recipients of your message are on both lists. Choose just one list when 800the recipients of your message are on both lists. Choose just one list when
784sending a message. 801sending a message.
785</p> 802</p>
786 803
787<note> 804<note>
788For general email list etiquette, <uri 805For general email list etiquette, <uri
789link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an 806link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an
790excellent primer. 807excellent primer.
791</note> 808</note>
792 809
810<p>
811<b>My question isn't answered above, whom do I ask for help?</b>
812</p>
813
814<p>
815If you need additional help beyond the above, please
816<uri link="http://bugs.gentoo.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Gentoo%20Infrastructure&amp;version=unspecified&amp;component=Mailing%20Lists&amp;rep_platform=All&amp;op_sys=Linux&amp;priority=P2&amp;bug_severity=normal&amp;bug_status=NEW&amp;alias=&amp;bug_file_loc=http%3A%2F%2F&amp;short_desc=&amp;comment=&amp;commentprivacy=0&amp;keywords=&amp;dependson=&amp;blocked=&amp;bit-25=1&amp;maketemplate=Remember%20values%20as%20bookmarkable%20template&amp;form_name=enter_bug&amp;assigned_to=infra-bugs%40gentoo.org">
817file a bug</uri>, or contact <c>listname+owner@lists.gentoo.org</c>
818</p>
819
793</body> 820</body>
794</section> 821</section>
795 822
796</chapter> 823</chapter>
797</mainpage> 824</mainpage>

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