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5 <mainpage>
6 <title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
7
8 <author title="Author">
9 <mail link="lcars">Andrea Barisani</mail>
10 </author>
11 <author title="Author">
12 <mail link="cybersystem">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail>
13 </author>
14 <author title="Editor">
15 <mail link="curtis119">Curtis Napier</mail>
16 </author>
17 <author title="Editor">
18 <mail link="klieber">Kurt Lieber</mail>
19 </author>
20 <author title="Editor">
21 <mail link="robbat2">Robin H. Johnson</mail>
22 </author>
23 <author title="Editor">
24 <mail link="nightmorph"/>
25 </author>
26
27 <abstract>
28 Gentoo public mailing lists
29 </abstract>
30
31 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
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33 <license/>
34
35 <version>6</version>
36 <date>2010-08-29</date>
37
38 <chapter>
39 <title>Mailing Lists</title>
40 <section>
41 <body>
42
43 <p>
44 The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
45 a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by <uri
46 link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers
47 and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list
48 manager standards and conventions.
49 </p>
50
51 <p>
52 One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an
53 empty email to:
54 </p>
55
56 <p>
57 <c>listname+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
58 </p>
59
60 <note>
61 Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe
62 to, e.g.: <c>gentoo-user+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c> to subscribe to the
63 <c>gentoo-user</c> mailing list.
64 </note>
65
66 <p>
67 Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:
68 </p>
69
70 <p>
71 <c>listname@lists.gentoo.org</c>
72 </p>
73
74 <p>
75 To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:
76 </p>
77
78 <p>
79 <c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
80 </p>
81
82 <p>
83 All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail
84 a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for
85 each post. If you are subscribed to the digest variant and wish to be
86 unsubscribed, you must specifically unsubscribe from the digest variant. Using
87 the email address that you wish to (un)subscribe, send an empty email to the
88 following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from mailing lists
89 respectively:
90 </p>
91
92 <p>
93 <c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
94 <c>listname+unsubscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
95 </p>
96
97 <p>
98 Some users may want to post to the list, but not actually receive mail from
99 it (such as those who read lists via an alternate method, such as gmane).
100 These users may subscribe to the "nomail" option of each list:
101 </p>
102
103 <p>
104 <c>listname+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
105 <c>listname+unsubscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c>
106 </p>
107
108 <p>
109 You can learn more about the capabilities of mlmmj by sending an empty mail to
110 the following address:
111 </p>
112
113 <p>
114 <c>listname+help@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
115 </p>
116
117 <impo>
118 You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system, including
119 etiquette and acceptable behavior, by reading the short Gentoo <uri
120 link="#faq">mailing list FAQ</uri> that appears later in this document.
121 </impo>
122
123 </body>
124 </section>
125 <section>
126 <title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
127 <body>
128
129 <table>
130 <tr>
131 <th>List name</th>
132 <th>Description</th>
133 </tr>
134 <tr>
135 <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti>
136 <ti>General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list</ti>
137 </tr>
138 <tr>
139 <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti>
140 <ti>General Gentoo announcements list (new releases, security fixes)</ti>
141 </tr>
142 <tr>
143 <ti><c>gentoo-dev</c></ti>
144 <ti>General Gentoo developer discussion mailing list</ti>
145 </tr>
146 <tr>
147 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-announce</c></ti>
148 <ti>Gentoo development-specific announcements list</ti>
149 </tr>
150 <tr>
151 <ti><c>gentoo-project</c></ti>
152 <ti>For the discussion of non-technical matters in Gentoo</ti>
153 </tr>
154 <tr>
155 <ti><c>gentoo-security</c></ti>
156 <ti>For the discussion of security issues and fixes</ti>
157 </tr>
158 <tr>
159 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn</c></ti>
160 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter</ti>
161 </tr>
162 <tr>
163 <ti><c>gentoo-doc</c></ti>
164 <ti>For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations</ti>
165 </tr>
166 <tr>
167 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-cvs</c></ti>
168 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes regarding our documentation</ti>
169 </tr>
170 <tr>
171 <ti><c>gentoo-commits</c></ti>
172 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes in the CVS and SVN trees. This is a high-traffic read-only list!</ti>
173 </tr>
174 <tr>
175 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-user</c></ti>
176 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and discussion</ti>
177 </tr>
178 <tr>
179 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-dev</c></ti>
180 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC developer discussion</ti>
181 </tr>
182 <tr>
183 <ti><c>gentoo-alpha</c></ti>
184 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion</ti>
185 </tr>
186 <tr>
187 <ti><c>gentoo-amd64</c></ti>
188 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/AMD64 user support and discussion</ti>
189 </tr>
190 <tr>
191 <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti>
192 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti>
193 </tr>
194 <tr>
195 <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti>
196 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti>
197 </tr>
198 <tr>
199 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc</c></ti>
200 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion</ti>
201 </tr>
202 <tr>
203 <ti><c>gentoo-bsd</c></ti>
204 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo/BSD</ti>
205 </tr>
206 <tr>
207 <ti><c>gentoo-alt</c></ti>
208 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/gentoo-alt/">Gentoo on Alternate Platforms Project</uri></ti>
209 </tr>
210 <tr>
211 <ti><c>gentoo-kernel</c></ti>
212 <ti>Release announcements for gentoo-sources, vesafb-tng, fbsplash and discussion</ti>
213 </tr>
214 <tr>
215 <ti><c>gentoo-laptop</c></ti>
216 <ti>Discussion on powersaving, pcmcia and other laptop-related stuff</ti>
217 </tr>
218 <tr>
219 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop</c></ti>
220 <ti>Mailing list devoted to Gentoo on the desktop</ti>
221 </tr>
222 <tr>
223 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop-research</c></ti>
224 <ti>Discussions about improving the Gentoo desktop experience</ti>
225 </tr>
226 <tr>
227 <ti><c>gentoo-hardened</c></ti>
228 <ti>For a security hardened version of Gentoo</ti>
229 </tr>
230 <tr>
231 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti>
232 <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti>
233 </tr>
234 <tr>
235 <ti><c>gentoo-catalyst</c></ti>
236 <ti>Mailinglist dedicated to catalyst</ti>
237 </tr>
238 <tr>
239 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti>
240 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti>
241 </tr>
242 <tr>
243 <ti><c>gentoo-admin</c></ti>
244 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo Linux administration issues</ti>
245 </tr>
246 <tr>
247 <ti><c>gentoo-cluster</c></ti>
248 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in clustered environments</ti>
249 </tr>
250 <tr>
251 <ti><c>gentoo-devhelp</c></ti>
252 <ti>Discussion and help with ebuild developement issues for users</ti>
253 </tr>
254 <tr>
255 <ti><c>gentoo-web-user</c></ti>
256 <ti>Discussion of web configuration and administration related to Gentoo's web tools</ti>
257 </tr>
258 <tr>
259 <ti><c>gentoo-embedded</c></ti>
260 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/embedded user and developer discussion</ti>
261 </tr>
262 <tr>
263 <ti><c>gentoo-releng</c></ti>
264 <ti>Mailinglist for the Gentoo release management team</ti>
265 </tr>
266 <tr>
267 <ti><c>gentoo-pr</c></ti>
268 <ti>Mailinglist for all Gentoo public-relation discussion</ti>
269 </tr>
270 <tr>
271 <ti><c>gentoo-qa</c></ti>
272 <ti>Discussions about QA and its improvement within Gentoo</ti>
273 </tr>
274 <tr>
275 <ti><c>gentoo-devrel</c></ti>
276 <ti>Gentoo Developer Relations mailing list</ti>
277 </tr>
278 <tr>
279 <ti><c>gentoo-userrel</c></ti>
280 <ti>Gentoo User Relations mailing list</ti>
281 </tr>
282 <tr>
283 <ti><c>gentoo-council</c></ti>
284 <ti>Gentoo Council mailing list</ti>
285 </tr>
286 <tr>
287 <ti><c>gentoo-mirrors</c></ti>
288 <ti>Announcements and discussion among Gentoo mirror admins and developers regarding releases and other issues</ti>
289 </tr>
290 <tr>
291 <ti><c>gentoo-perl</c></ti>
292 <ti>Discussion of perl on Gentoo</ti>
293 </tr>
294 <tr>
295 <ti><c>gentoo-java</c></ti>
296 <ti>Discussion about Java on Gentoo</ti>
297 </tr>
298 <tr>
299 <ti><c>gentoo-science</c></ti>
300 <ti>Discussion on science-related applications and integration in Gentoo</ti>
301 </tr>
302 <tr>
303 <ti><c>gentoo-gnustep</c></ti>
304 <ti>Discussion about GNUstep on Gentoo</ti>
305 </tr>
306 <tr>
307 <ti><c>gentoo-accessibility</c></ti>
308 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/desktop/accessibility/">Gentoo Accessibility Project</uri></ti>
309 </tr>
310 <tr>
311 <ti><c>gentoo-uk</c></ti>
312 <ti>Discussion within United Kingdom developers and UK based events organisation</ti>
313 </tr>
314 <tr>
315 <ti><c>gentoo-au</c></ti>
316 <ti>Discussion within Australian developers and local events organisation</ti>
317 </tr>
318 <tr>
319 <ti><c>gentoo-soc</c></ti>
320 <ti>Discussion on Gentoo activities related to Google's Summer of Code</ti>
321 </tr>
322 <tr>
323 <ti><c>gentoo-lisp</c></ti>
324 <ti>Discussion about Lisp on Gentoo</ti>
325 </tr>
326 <tr>
327 <ti><c>gentoo-vdr</c></ti>
328 <ti>Discussion about VDR on Gentoo</ti>
329 </tr>
330 <tr>
331 <ti><c>gentoo-nfp</c></ti>
332 <ti>The Gentoo NFP/Trustees Mailing list</ti>
333 </tr>
334 <tr>
335 <ti><c>gentoo-scm</c></ti>
336 <ti>Discussion about migration of primary Gentoo repositories to alternate SCMs.</ti>
337 </tr>
338 <tr>
339 <ti><c>gentoo-pms</c></ti>
340 <ti>Discussion about the Gentoo Package Manager Specification.</ti>
341 </tr>
342 </table>
343
344 </body>
345 </section>
346 <section>
347 <title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title>
348 <body>
349
350 <table>
351 <tr>
352 <th>List name</th>
353 <th>Description</th>
354 </tr>
355 <tr>
356 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti>
357 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti>
358 </tr>
359 <tr>
360 <ti><c>gentoo-user-br</c></ti>
361 <ti>Brazilian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
362 </tr>
363 <tr>
364 <ti><c>gentoo-user-el</c></ti>
365 <ti>Greek Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
366 </tr>
367 <tr>
368 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti>
369 <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti>
370 </tr>
371 <tr>
372 <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
373 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
374 </tr>
375 <tr>
376 <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti>
377 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
378 </tr>
379 <tr>
380 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti>
381 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
382 </tr>
383 <tr>
384 <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti>
385 <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
386 </tr>
387 <tr>
388 <ti><c>gentoo-user-nl</c></ti>
389 <ti>Dutch Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
390 </tr>
391 <tr>
392 <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti>
393 <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
394 </tr>
395 <tr>
396 <ti><c>gentoo-user-cs</c></ti>
397 <ti>Czech and Slovak Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
398 </tr>
399 <tr>
400 <ti><c>gentoo-user-ru</c></ti>
401 <ti>Russian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
402 </tr>
403 <tr>
404 <ti><c>GENTOO-gwn-es</c></ti>
405 <ti>Spanish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
406 </tr>
407 <tr>
408 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-de</c></ti>
409 <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
410 </tr>
411 <tr>
412 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-el</c></ti>
413 <ti>Greek Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
414 </tr>
415 <tr>
416 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti>
417 <ti>
418 Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en
419 Espanol de Gentoo
420 </ti>
421 </tr>
422 <tr>
423 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fi</c></ti>
424 <ti>Finnish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
425 </tr>
426 <tr>
427 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti>
428 <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
429 </tr>
430 <tr>
431 <ti><c>gentoo-docs-it</c></ti>
432 <ti>Italian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
433 </tr>
434 <tr>
435 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-nl</c></ti>
436 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
437 </tr>
438 <tr>
439 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti>
440 <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
441 </tr>
442 <tr>
443 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-ru</c></ti>
444 <ti>Russian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
445 </tr>
446 </table>
447
448 </body>
449 </section>
450 <section>
451 <title>Other Mailing Lists</title>
452 <body>
453
454 <table>
455 <tr>
456 <th>List name</th>
457 <th>Description</th>
458 </tr>
459 <tr>
460 <ti><c>libconf</c></ti>
461 <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti>
462 </tr>
463 <tr>
464 <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti>
465 <ti>
466 Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by
467 invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on
468 bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and
469 invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course.
470 </ti>
471 </tr>
472 </table>
473
474 </body>
475 </section>
476 <section>
477 <title>Inactive, Closed Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
478 <body>
479
480 <p>
481 Archives still exist but these lists are closed for new posts.
482 </p>
483
484 <table>
485 <tr>
486 <th>List name</th>
487 <th>Description</th>
488 </tr>
489 <tr>
490 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-lt</c></ti>
491 <ti>Lithuanian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
492 </tr>
493 <tr>
494 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti>
495 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
496 </tr>
497 <tr>
498 <ti><c>gentoo-forum-translations</c></ti>
499 <ti>Gentoo Forums translations list</ti>
500 </tr>
501 <tr>
502 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti>
503 <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti>
504 </tr>
505 <tr>
506 <ti><c>gentoo-arm</c></ti>
507 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the ARM architecture</ti>
508 </tr>
509 <tr>
510 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-fr</c></ti>
511 <ti>French Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
512 </tr>
513 <tr>
514 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-pl</c></ti>
515 <ti>Polish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
516 </tr>
517 <tr>
518 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-lang</c></ti>
519 <ti>
520 Discussion of programming language support and related issues in Gentoo
521 </ti>
522 </tr>
523 <tr>
524 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
525 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
526 </tr>
527 <tr>
528 <ti><c>gentoo-scire</c></ti>
529 <ti>
530 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/scire/">Systems Configuration,
531 Installation and Replication Environment Project</uri>
532 </ti>
533 </tr>
534 <tr>
535 <ti><c>gentoo-media</c></ti>
536 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo media packages</ti>
537 </tr>
538 <tr>
539 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-nl</c></ti>
540 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
541 </tr>
542 <tr>
543 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-hu</c></ti>
544 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
545 </tr>
546 <tr>
547 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-de</c></ti>
548 <ti>German Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
549 </tr>
550 <tr>
551 <ti><c>gentoo-xbox</c></ti>
552 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo for Xbox</ti>
553 </tr>
554 <tr>
555 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
556 <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
557 </tr>
558 <tr>
559 <ti><c>www-redesign</c></ti>
560 <ti>Dedicated to the development of the new Gentoo website</ti>
561 </tr>
562 <tr>
563 <ti><c>gentoo-installer</c></ti>
564 <ti>
565 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/installer/">Gentoo Linux
566 Installer Project</uri>
567 </ti>
568 </tr>
569 <tr>
570 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti>
571 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti>
572 </tr>
573 </table>
574
575 </body>
576 </section>
577
578 <section>
579 <title>Archives</title>
580 <body>
581
582 <p>
583 Gentoo mailing list archives are collected on <br/>
584 <uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org">archives.gentoo.org</uri>.
585 </p>
586
587 <p>
588 The following sites also host archives of most of the mailing lists.<br/>
589 <uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/>
590 <uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/>
591 <uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri>
592 </p>
593
594 </body>
595 </section>
596
597 <section id="faq">
598 <title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
599 <body>
600
601 <p>
602 <b>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
603 the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</b>
604 </p>
605
606 <p>
607 To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
608 official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports "nomail"
609 subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can be
610 used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works. Let's
611 say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, but
612 you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
613 address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
614 <c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c> You should then be allowed
615 to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home and work email addresses.
616 </p>
617
618 <p>
619 In line with the original spam reduction goal, if you post to the list from a
620 non-subscribed address, your mail will be delivered to <path>/dev/null</path>.
621 You will <b>not</b> receive any bounce message from our servers. This prevents
622 spammers from forging your address to get a bounce delivered to you.
623 </p>
624
625 <p>
626 <b>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
627 this?</b>
628 </p>
629
630 <p>
631 Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
632 list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
633 following two addresses:
634 </p>
635
636 <p><c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
637 <c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
638 </p>
639
640 <p>
641 <b>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</b>
642 </p>
643
644 <p>
645 To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
646 <c>procmail</c> recipe:
647 </p>
648
649 <pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">
650 :0:
651 * ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org
652 Mail/listname
653 </pre>
654
655 <p>
656 This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
657 manager emails.
658 </p>
659
660 <p>
661 <b>Miscellaneous list policies.</b>
662 </p>
663
664 <p>
665 HTML email is discouraged, but not forbidden (there are some MUA, specifically
666 web-based that make it very hard to disable HTML entirely). Beware that some
667 users may have their recieving side configured to hide HTML entirely, so it
668 might look like you are ignored, especially if you sent HTML-only email. In
669 order of preference, you should endeavour to send: text/plain, multipart with
670 text/plain before text/html, text/html. MIME is acceptable and widely used.
671 </p>
672
673 <p>
674 Please do not send any vacation or out of office messages to the list. In the
675 interests of reducing list spam, if you set any auto-responding message that
676 goes to the lists, we will unsubscribe your account from ALL lists. Any
677 previously subscribed addresses that send mail server messages to the lists will
678 also be removed.
679 </p>
680
681 <p>
682 Do not cross-post when sending messages to a list! Sending the same message to
683 more than one list at a time leads to fragmentation of the thread when some
684 people reply on one list, and some on another list. There's no guarantee that
685 the recipients of your message are on both lists. Choose just one list when
686 sending a message.
687 </p>
688
689 <note>
690 For general email list etiquette, <uri
691 link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an
692 excellent primer.
693 </note>
694
695 </body>
696 </section>
697
698 </chapter>
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