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5 5
6<mainpage id="lists"> 6<mainpage id="lists">
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@gentoo.org">Andrea Barisani</mail> 10 <mail link="lcars@gentoo.org">Andrea Barisani</mail>
11</author>
12<author title="Author">
11 <mail link="cybersystem@gentoo.org">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail> 13 <mail link="cybersystem@gentoo.org">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail>
14</author>
15<author title="Editor">
16 <mail link="curtis119@gentoo.org">Curtis Napier</mail>
12</author> 17</author>
13 18
14<abstract> 19<abstract>
15Gentoo public mailing lists 20Gentoo public mailing lists
16</abstract> 21</abstract>
17 22
18<version>3.3</version> 23<version>3.4</version>
19<date>2006-04-27</date> 24<date>2006-04-30</date>
20 25
21<chapter> 26<chapter>
22<title>Mailing List Overview</title> 27<title>Mailing Lists</title>
23<section> 28<section>
24<body> 29<body>
25 30
26<p> 31<p>
27The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering 32The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
28a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by 33a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by
29<uri link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and 34<uri link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and
30provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to 35provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to
31comply with modern mailing list manager standards and conventions. 36comply with modern mailing list manager standards and conventions.
32</p> 37</p>
33 38
34<p> 39<p>
35One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an 40One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an
36empty email to: 41empty email to:
37</p> 42</p>
74following address: 79following address:
75</p> 80</p>
76 81
77<p> 82<p>
78<c>listname+help@gentoo.org</c><br/> 83<c>listname+help@gentoo.org</c><br/>
79</p> 84</p>
80 85
81<p> 86<p>
82You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system by reading the 87You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system by reading the
83short Gentoo mailing 88short Gentoo mailing
84list FAQ that appears later in this document. 89list FAQ that appears later in this document.
85</p> 90</p>
86 91
87</body> 92</body>
88</section> 93</section>
89</chapter>
90
91<chapter>
92<title>Mailing Lists</title>
93<section> 94<section>
94<title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title> 95<title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
95<body> 96<body>
96 97
97<table> 98<table>
98<tr> 99<tr>
99 <th>List name</th> 100 <th>List name</th>
100 <th>Description</th> 101 <th>Description</th>
101</tr> 102</tr>
102<tr> 103<tr>
103 <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti> 104 <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti>
104 <ti>General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list</ti> 105 <ti>General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list</ti>
105</tr> 106</tr>
106<tr> 107<tr>
107 <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti> 108 <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti>
294<tr> 295<tr>
295 <ti><c>gentoo-installer</c></ti> 296 <ti><c>gentoo-installer</c></ti>
296 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/installer/">Gentoo Linux Installer Project</uri></ti> 297 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/installer/">Gentoo Linux Installer Project</uri></ti>
297</tr> 298</tr>
298<tr> 299<tr>
299 <ti><c>gentoo-accessibility</c></ti> 300 <ti><c>gentoo-accessibility</c></ti>
300 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/desktop/accessibility/">Gentoo Accessibility Project</uri></ti> 301 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/desktop/accessibility/">Gentoo Accessibility Project</uri></ti>
301</tr> 302</tr>
302<tr> 303<tr>
303 <ti><c>gentoo-uk</c></ti> 304 <ti><c>gentoo-uk</c></ti>
304 <ti>Discussion within United Kingdom developers and UK based events organisation</ti> 305 <ti>Discussion within United Kingdom developers and UK based events organisation</ti>
305</tr> 306</tr>
306<tr> 307<tr>
307 <ti><c>gentoo-forum-translations</c></ti> 308 <ti><c>gentoo-forum-translations</c></ti>
308 <ti>Gentoo Forums translations list</ti> 309 <ti>Gentoo Forums translations list</ti>
309</tr>
310<tr>
311 <ti><c>gentoo-soc</c></ti>
312 <ti>Discussion on Gentoo activities related to Google's Summer of Code</ti>
313</tr> 310</tr>
314</table> 311</table>
315 312
316</body> 313</body>
317</section> 314</section>
318<section> 315<section>
319<title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title> 316<title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title>
320<body> 317<body>
321 318
322<table> 319<table>
323<tr> 320<tr>
324 <th>List name</th> 321 <th>List name</th>
325 <th>Description</th> 322 <th>Description</th>
326</tr> 323</tr>
327<tr> 324<tr>
453 <ti> 450 <ti>
454 Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by 451 Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by
455 invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on 452 invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on
456 bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and 453 bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and
457 invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course. 454 invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course.
458 </ti> 455 </ti>
459</tr> 456</tr>
460<tr> 457<tr>
461 <ti><c>www-redesign</c></ti> 458 <ti><c>www-redesign</c></ti>
462 <ti>Dedicated to the development of the new Gentoo website</ti> 459 <ti>Dedicated to the development of the new Gentoo website</ti>
463</tr> 460</tr>
464</table> 461</table>
465 462
466</body> 463</body>
467</section> 464</section>
468</chapter>
469 465
470<chapter> 466<section>
471<title>Archives</title> 467<title>Archives</title>
472<section>
473<body> 468<body>
474 469
475<p> 470<p>
476We used to host our own mail archives, but that got pretty boring fast. The 471We used to host our own mail archives, but that got pretty boring fast. The
477following sites host pretty decent archives of most of the mailing lists, so 472following sites host pretty decent archives of most of the mailing lists, so
478please utilize them rather than asking for 'official' Gentoo mailing list 473please utilize them rather than asking for 'official' Gentoo mailing list
479archives. These are the 'official' ones :).<br/> 474archives. These are the 'official' ones :).<br/>
480<uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/> 475<uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/>
481<uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/> 476<uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/>
482<uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri> 477<uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri>
483</p> 478</p>
484 479
485</body> 480</body>
486</section> 481</section>
487</chapter>
488 482
489<chapter> 483<section>
490<title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title> 484<title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
491<section>
492<title>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
493the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</title>
494<body> 485<body>
486
487<p>
488<b>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
489the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</b>
490</p>
495 491
496<p> 492<p>
497To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from 493To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
498official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports 494official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports
499"nomail" subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses 495"nomail" subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses
500that can be used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works. 496that can be used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works.
501Let's say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, 497Let's say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>,
502but you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email 498but you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
503address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to 499address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
504<c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@gentoo.org</c> 500<c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@gentoo.org</c>
505You should then be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home 501You should then be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home
506and work email addresses. 502and work email addresses.
507</p> 503</p>
508 504
509</body> 505<p>
510</section>
511
512<section>
513<title>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do 506<b>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
514this?</title> 507this?</b>
515<body> 508</p>
516 509
517<p> 510<p>
518Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For 511Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
519list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the 512list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
520following two addresses: 513following two addresses:
521</p> 514</p>
522 515
523<p><c>listname+unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/> 516<p><c>listname+unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/>
524<c>listname+subscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c> 517<c>listname+subscribe-digest@gentoo.org</c>
525</p> 518</p>
526 519
527</body> 520<p>
528</section>
529
530<section>
531<title>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</title> 521<b>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</b>
532<body> 522</p>
533 523
534<p> 524<p>
535To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following 525To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
536<c>procmail</c> recipe: 526<c>procmail</c> recipe:
537</p> 527</p>
538 528
539<pre caption="Sample procmail recipe"> 529<pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">
540:0: 530:0:
541* ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org 531* ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org
542Mail/listname 532Mail/listname
543</pre> 533</pre>
544 534
545<p> 535<p>
546This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list 536This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
547manager emails. 537manager emails.

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