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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<mainpage id="lists"> 4<mainpage id="lists">
5<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title> 5<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
6 6
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
8 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 8 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
9 <mail link="cybersystem@gentoo.org">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail> 9 <mail link="cybersystem@gentoo.org">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail>
10 <mail link="lcars@gentoo.org">Andrea Barisani</mail>
10</author> 11</author>
11 12
12<version>1.9</version> 13<version>2.0</version>
13<date>2005-02-10</date> 14<date>2005-04-04</date>
14 15
15<chapter> 16<chapter>
16<title>Mailing List Overview</title> 17<title>Mailing List Overview</title>
17<section> 18<section>
18<body> 19<body>
19 20
20<p> 21<p>
21The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering 22The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
22a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by a 23a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by
23customized version of <uri link="http://ezmlm.org">ezmlm/idx</uri> that 24<uri link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and
24provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to 25provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to
25comply with modern mailing list manager standards and conventions. 26comply with modern mailing list manager standards and conventions.
26</p> 27</p>
27 28
28<p> 29<p>
29One interacts with <c>ezmlm/idx</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an 30One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an
30empty email to: 31empty email to:
31</p> 32</p>
32 33
33<p><c>listname-subscribe@gentoo.org</c></p> 34<p><c>listname-subscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
34 35
35<note> 36<note>
36Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe to. 37Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe to.
37</note> 38</note>
38 39
39<p>Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:</p> 40<p>Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:</p>
40<p><c>listname@gentoo.org</c></p> 41<p><c>listname@gentoo.org</c></p>
41<p>To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:</p> 42<p>To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:</p>
42<p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c></p> 43<p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
43 44
44<p> 45<p>
45All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail 46All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail
46a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for 47a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for
47each post. Send an empty email to the following addresses to subscribe and 48each post. Send an empty email to the following addresses to subscribe and
48unsubscribe from mailing lists respectively: 49unsubscribe from mailing lists respectively:
49</p> 50</p>
50 51
51<p> 52<p>
52<c>listname-digest-subscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/> 53<c>listname-subscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c><br/>
53<c>listname-digest-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c> 54<c>listname-unsubscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c>
54</p>
55
56<p> 55</p>
56
57<p>
57You can learn more about the capabilities of ezmlm/idx by reading the <uri 58You can learn more about the capabilities of mlmmj by sending an empty mail to the
58link="http://ezmlm.org/ezman-0.32/ezman1.html">Ezmlm/idx User's Manual</uri>. 59following address:
60</p>
61
62<p>
63<c>listname-help@gentoo.org</c><br/>
64</p>
65
66<p>
59You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system by reading the 67You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system by reading the
60short Gentoo mailing 68short Gentoo mailing
61list FAQ that appears later in this document. 69list FAQ that appears later in this document.
62</p> 70</p>
63 71
64</body> 72</body>
65</section> 73</section>
66</chapter> 74</chapter>
67 75
68<chapter> 76<chapter>
69<title>Mailing Lists</title> 77<title>Mailing Lists</title>
70<section> 78<section>
71<title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title> 79<title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
72<body> 80<body>
73 81
143<tr> 151<tr>
144 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti> 152 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti>
145 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti> 153 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti>
146</tr> 154</tr>
147<tr> 155<tr>
148 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti> 156 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti>
149 <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti> 157 <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti>
150</tr> 158</tr>
151<tr> 159<tr>
152 <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti> 160 <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti>
153 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti> 161 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti>
154</tr> 162</tr>
155<tr> 163<tr>
156 <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti> 164 <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti>
157 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti> 165 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti>
158</tr> 166</tr>
159<tr> 167<tr>
160 <ti><c>gentoo-osx</c></ti> 168 <ti><c>gentoo-osx</c></ti>
161 <ti>For Gentoo OSX user and developer discussion</ti> 169 <ti>For Gentoo OSX user and developer discussion</ti>
162</tr> 170</tr>
163<tr> 171<tr>
164 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti> 172 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti>
165 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti> 173 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti>
166</tr> 174</tr>
167<tr> 175<tr>
168 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti> 176 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
169 <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti> 177 <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
170</tr> 178</tr>
171<tr> 179<tr>
172 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti> 180 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
173 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti> 181 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
243 251
244</body> 252</body>
245</section> 253</section>
246<section> 254<section>
247<title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title> 255<title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title>
248<body> 256<body>
249 257
250<table> 258<table>
251<tr> 259<tr>
252 <th>List name</th> 260 <th>List name</th>
253 <th>Description</th> 261 <th>Description</th>
254</tr> 262</tr>
255<tr> 263<tr>
256 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti> 264 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti>
257 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti> 265 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti>
266</tr>
267<tr>
268 <ti><c>gentoo-user-br</c></ti>
269 <ti>Brazilian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
258</tr> 270</tr>
259<tr> 271<tr>
260 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti> 272 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti>
261 <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti> 273 <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti>
262</tr> 274</tr>
263<tr> 275<tr>
264 <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti> 276 <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
265 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti> 277 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
266</tr> 278</tr>
267<tr> 279<tr>
268 <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti> 280 <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti>
269 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti> 281 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
270</tr> 282</tr>
271<tr> 283<tr>
272 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti> 284 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti>
370</p> 382</p>
371 383
372</body> 384</body>
373</section> 385</section>
374</chapter> 386</chapter>
375 387
376<chapter> 388<chapter>
377<title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title> 389<title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
378<section> 390<section>
379<title>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to 391<title>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
380the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</title> 392the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</title>
381<body> 393<body>
382 394
383<p> 395<p>
384To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from 396To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
385official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>ezmlm/idx</c> supports a 397official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports
386concept known as "aliases," allowing you to register alternate email addresses 398"nomail" subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses
387that can also be used to post to the list. Here's an example of how this works. 399that can be used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works.
388Let's say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, 400Let's say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>,
389but you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email 401but you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
390address. To do this, send a message (as <c>jim@home.com</c>) to 402address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
391<c>gentoo-dev-allow-subscribe-james=work.com@gentoo.org</c> (note the <c>@</c> 403<c>gentoo-dev-subscribe-nomail@gentoo.org</c>
392becoming an <c>=</c>,) and then reply to the confirmation email you receive.
393You should then be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home 404You should then be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home
394and work email addresses. 405and work email addresses.
395</p>
396
397</body>
398</section>
399
400<section>
401<title>Where do I set/store my mailing list password?</title>
402<body>
403
404<p>
405<c>ezmlm/idx</c> does not use passwords; instead, it uses auto-generated
406cryptographic cookies for security.
407</p> 406</p>
408 407
409</body> 408</body>
410</section> 409</section>
411 410
412<section> 411<section>
413<title>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do 412<title>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
414this?</title> 413this?</title>
415<body> 414<body>
416 415
417<p> 416<p>
418Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For 417Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
419list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the 418list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
420following two addresses: 419following two addresses:
421</p> 420</p>
422 421
423<p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/> 422<p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/>
424<c>listname-digest-subscribe@gentoo.org</c> 423<c>listname-subscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c>
425</p> 424</p>
426 425
427</body> 426</body>
428</section> 427</section>
429 428
430<section> 429<section>
431<title>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</title> 430<title>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</title>
432<body> 431<body>
433 432
434<p> 433<p>
435To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following 434To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
436<c>procmail</c> recipe: 435<c>procmail</c> recipe:
437</p> 436</p>
438 437
439<pre caption="Sample procmail recipe"> 438<pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">

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