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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
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33 <license/>
34
35 <version>6.5</version>
36 <date>2011-01-18</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 You will then recieve a subscription confirmation request (double opt-in) from
68 the list manager, that you must reply to if you wish to subscribe.
69 </p>
70
71 <p>
72 Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:
73 </p>
74
75 <p>
76 <c>listname@lists.gentoo.org</c>
77 </p>
78
79 <p>
80 To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:
81 </p>
82
83 <p>
84 <c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
85 </p>
86
87 <note>
88 You must use the identical address that you subscribed with to unsubscribe
89 successfully. If your email address is now forwarded/rewritten beyond your
90 control, 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>
95 You will then recieve a unsubscription confirmation request (double opt-in)
96 from the list manager, that you must reply to if you wish to be unsubscribed.
97 </p>
98
99 <p>
100 All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail
101 a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for
102 each post. If you are subscribed to the digest variant and wish to be
103 unsubscribed, you must specifically unsubscribe from the digest variant. Using
104 the email address that you wish to (un)subscribe, send an empty email to the
105 following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from mailing lists
106 respectively:
107 </p>
108
109 <p>
110 <c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
111 <c>listname+unsubscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
112 </p>
113
114 <p>
115 Some users may want to post to the list, but not actually receive mail from
116 it (such as those who read lists via an alternate method, such as gmane).
117 These users may subscribe to the "nomail" option of each list:
118 </p>
119
120 <p>
121 <c>listname+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
122 <c>listname+unsubscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c>
123 </p>
124
125 <p>
126 You can learn more about the capabilities of mlmmj by sending an empty mail to
127 the following address:
128 </p>
129
130 <p>
131 <c>listname+help@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
132 </p>
133
134 <impo>
135 You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system, including
136 etiquette and acceptable behavior, by reading the short Gentoo <uri
137 link="#faq">mailing list FAQ</uri> that appears later in this document.
138 </impo>
139
140 </body>
141 </section>
142 <section>
143 <title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
144 <body>
145
146 <table>
147 <tr>
148 <th>List name</th>
149 <th>Description</th>
150 </tr>
151 <tr>
152 <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti>
153 <ti>General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list</ti>
154 </tr>
155 <tr>
156 <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti>
157 <ti>General Gentoo announcements list (new releases, security fixes)</ti>
158 </tr>
159 <tr>
160 <ti><c>gentoo-dev</c></ti>
161 <ti>General Gentoo developer discussion mailing list</ti>
162 </tr>
163 <tr>
164 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-announce</c></ti>
165 <ti>Gentoo development-specific announcements list</ti>
166 </tr>
167 <tr>
168 <ti><c>gentoo-project</c></ti>
169 <ti>For the discussion of non-technical matters in Gentoo</ti>
170 </tr>
171 <tr>
172 <ti><c>gentoo-security</c></ti>
173 <ti>For the discussion of security issues and fixes</ti>
174 </tr>
175 <tr>
176 <ti><c>gentoo-doc</c></ti>
177 <ti>For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations</ti>
178 </tr>
179 <tr>
180 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-cvs</c></ti>
181 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes regarding our documentation</ti>
182 </tr>
183 <tr>
184 <ti><c>gentoo-commits</c></ti>
185 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes in the CVS, SVN and Git trees. This is a high-traffic read-only list!</ti>
186 </tr>
187 <tr>
188 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-user</c></ti>
189 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and discussion</ti>
190 </tr>
191 <tr>
192 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-dev</c></ti>
193 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC developer discussion</ti>
194 </tr>
195 <tr>
196 <ti><c>gentoo-alpha</c></ti>
197 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion</ti>
198 </tr>
199 <tr>
200 <ti><c>gentoo-amd64</c></ti>
201 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/AMD64 user support and discussion</ti>
202 </tr>
203 <tr>
204 <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti>
205 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti>
206 </tr>
207 <tr>
208 <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti>
209 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti>
210 </tr>
211 <tr>
212 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc</c></ti>
213 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion</ti>
214 </tr>
215 <tr>
216 <ti><c>gentoo-bsd</c></ti>
217 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo/BSD</ti>
218 </tr>
219 <tr>
220 <ti><c>gentoo-alt</c></ti>
221 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/gentoo-alt/">Gentoo on Alternate Platforms Project</uri></ti>
222 </tr>
223 <tr>
224 <ti><c>gentoo-kernel</c></ti>
225 <ti>Release announcements for gentoo-sources, vesafb-tng, fbsplash and discussion</ti>
226 </tr>
227 <tr>
228 <ti><c>gentoo-laptop</c></ti>
229 <ti>Discussion on powersaving, pcmcia and other laptop-related stuff</ti>
230 </tr>
231 <tr>
232 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop</c></ti>
233 <ti>Mailing list devoted to Gentoo on the desktop</ti>
234 </tr>
235 <tr>
236 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop-research</c></ti>
237 <ti>Discussions about improving the Gentoo desktop experience</ti>
238 </tr>
239 <tr>
240 <ti><c>gentoo-hardened</c></ti>
241 <ti>For a security hardened version of Gentoo</ti>
242 </tr>
243 <tr>
244 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti>
245 <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti>
246 </tr>
247 <tr>
248 <ti><c>gentoo-catalyst</c></ti>
249 <ti>Mailinglist dedicated to catalyst</ti>
250 </tr>
251 <tr>
252 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti>
253 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti>
254 </tr>
255 <tr>
256 <ti><c>gentoo-admin</c></ti>
257 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo Linux administration issues</ti>
258 </tr>
259 <tr>
260 <ti><c>gentoo-cluster</c></ti>
261 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in clustered environments</ti>
262 </tr>
263 <tr>
264 <ti><c>gentoo-devhelp</c></ti>
265 <ti>Discussion and help with ebuild developement issues for users</ti>
266 </tr>
267 <tr>
268 <ti><c>gentoo-web-user</c></ti>
269 <ti>Discussion of web configuration and administration related to Gentoo's web tools</ti>
270 </tr>
271 <tr>
272 <ti><c>gentoo-embedded</c></ti>
273 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/embedded user and developer discussion</ti>
274 </tr>
275 <tr>
276 <ti><c>gentoo-releng</c></ti>
277 <ti>Mailinglist for the Gentoo release management team</ti>
278 </tr>
279 <tr>
280 <ti><c>gentoo-releng-autobuilds</c></ti>
281 <ti>Mailinglist for the output of the Gentoo weekly autobuilds output from the release management team</ti>
282 </tr>
283 <tr>
284 <ti><c>gentoo-pr</c></ti>
285 <ti>Mailinglist for all Gentoo public-relation discussion</ti>
286 </tr>
287 <tr>
288 <ti><c>gentoo-qa</c></ti>
289 <ti>Discussions about QA and its improvement within Gentoo</ti>
290 </tr>
291 <tr>
292 <ti><c>gentoo-devrel</c></ti>
293 <ti>Gentoo Developer Relations mailing list</ti>
294 </tr>
295 <tr>
296 <ti><c>gentoo-userrel</c></ti>
297 <ti>Gentoo User Relations mailing list</ti>
298 </tr>
299 <tr>
300 <ti><c>gentoo-council</c></ti>
301 <ti>Gentoo Council mailing list</ti>
302 </tr>
303 <tr>
304 <ti><c>gentoo-mirrors</c></ti>
305 <ti>Announcements and discussion among Gentoo mirror admins and developers regarding releases and other issues</ti>
306 </tr>
307 <tr>
308 <ti><c>gentoo-perl</c></ti>
309 <ti>Discussion of perl on Gentoo</ti>
310 </tr>
311 <tr>
312 <ti><c>gentoo-java</c></ti>
313 <ti>Discussion about Java on Gentoo</ti>
314 </tr>
315 <tr>
316 <ti><c>gentoo-science</c></ti>
317 <ti>Discussion on science-related applications and integration in Gentoo</ti>
318 </tr>
319 <tr>
320 <ti><c>gentoo-accessibility</c></ti>
321 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/desktop/accessibility/">Gentoo Accessibility Project</uri></ti>
322 </tr>
323 <tr>
324 <ti><c>gentoo-uk</c></ti>
325 <ti>Discussion within United Kingdom developers and UK based events organisation</ti>
326 </tr>
327 <tr>
328 <ti><c>gentoo-au</c></ti>
329 <ti>Discussion within Australian developers and local events organisation</ti>
330 </tr>
331 <tr>
332 <ti><c>gentoo-soc</c></ti>
333 <ti>Discussion on Gentoo activities related to Google's Summer of Code</ti>
334 </tr>
335 <tr>
336 <ti><c>gentoo-lisp</c></ti>
337 <ti>Discussion about Lisp on Gentoo</ti>
338 </tr>
339 <tr>
340 <ti><c>gentoo-vdr</c></ti>
341 <ti>Discussion about VDR on Gentoo</ti>
342 </tr>
343 <tr>
344 <ti><c>gentoo-nfp</c></ti>
345 <ti>The Gentoo NFP/Trustees Mailing list</ti>
346 </tr>
347 <tr>
348 <ti><c>gentoo-scm</c></ti>
349 <ti>Discussion about migration of primary Gentoo repositories to alternate SCMs.</ti>
350 </tr>
351 <tr>
352 <ti><c>gentoo-pms</c></ti>
353 <ti>Discussion about the Gentoo Package Manager Specification.</ti>
354 </tr>
355 </table>
356
357 </body>
358 </section>
359 <section>
360 <title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title>
361 <body>
362
363 <table>
364 <tr>
365 <th>List name</th>
366 <th>Description</th>
367 </tr>
368 <tr>
369 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti>
370 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti>
371 </tr>
372 <tr>
373 <ti><c>gentoo-user-br</c></ti>
374 <ti>Brazilian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
375 </tr>
376 <tr>
377 <ti><c>gentoo-user-el</c></ti>
378 <ti>Greek Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
379 </tr>
380 <tr>
381 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti>
382 <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti>
383 </tr>
384 <tr>
385 <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
386 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
387 </tr>
388 <tr>
389 <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti>
390 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
391 </tr>
392 <tr>
393 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti>
394 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
395 </tr>
396 <tr>
397 <ti><c>gentoo-user-nl</c></ti>
398 <ti>Dutch Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
399 </tr>
400 <tr>
401 <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti>
402 <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
403 </tr>
404 <tr>
405 <ti><c>gentoo-user-cs</c></ti>
406 <ti>Czech and Slovak Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
407 </tr>
408 <tr>
409 <ti><c>gentoo-user-ru</c></ti>
410 <ti>Russian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
411 </tr>
412 <tr>
413 <ti><c>gentoo-user-tr</c></ti>
414 <ti>Turkish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
415 </tr>
416 <tr>
417 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-de</c></ti>
418 <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
419 </tr>
420 <tr>
421 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-el</c></ti>
422 <ti>Greek Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
423 </tr>
424 <tr>
425 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti>
426 <ti>
427 Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en
428 Espanol de Gentoo
429 </ti>
430 </tr>
431 <tr>
432 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fi</c></ti>
433 <ti>Finnish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
434 </tr>
435 <tr>
436 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti>
437 <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
438 </tr>
439 <tr>
440 <ti><c>gentoo-docs-it</c></ti>
441 <ti>Italian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
442 </tr>
443 <tr>
444 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti>
445 <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
446 </tr>
447 <tr>
448 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-ru</c></ti>
449 <ti>Russian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
450 </tr>
451 </table>
452
453 </body>
454 </section>
455 <section>
456 <title>Other Mailing Lists</title>
457 <body>
458
459 <table>
460 <tr>
461 <th>List name</th>
462 <th>Description</th>
463 </tr>
464 <tr>
465 <ti><c>libconf</c></ti>
466 <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti>
467 </tr>
468 <tr>
469 <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti>
470 <ti>
471 Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by
472 invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on
473 bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and
474 invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course.
475 </ti>
476 </tr>
477 <tr>
478 <ti><c>gentoo-test</c></ti>
479 <ti>For testing of the list management software (restricted list)</ti>
480 </tr>
481 <tr>
482 <ti><c>gentoo-core</c></ti>
483 <ti>Internal Gentoo developer discussions (non-development, restricted list)</ti>
484 </tr>
485 <tr>
486 <ti><c>gentoo-foundation-announce</c></ti>
487 <ti>Legally required announcements of the Gentoo Foundation to foundation members (restricted list)</ti>
488 </tr>
489 <tr>
490 <ti><c>gentoo-infrastructure</c></ti>
491 <ti>Internal Gentoo Infrastructure project list (restricted list)</ti>
492 </tr>
493 <tr>
494 <ti><c>gentoo-trustees</c></ti>
495 <ti>Internal Gentoo Foundation Trustees discussions (restricted list)</ti>
496 </tr>
497 </table>
498
499 </body>
500 </section>
501 <section>
502 <title>Inactive, Closed Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
503 <body>
504
505 <p>
506 Archives still exist but these lists are closed for new posts.
507 </p>
508
509 <table>
510 <tr>
511 <th>List name</th>
512 <th>Description</th>
513 </tr>
514 <tr>
515 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti>
516 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
517 </tr>
518 <tr>
519 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-lt</c></ti>
520 <ti>Lithuanian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
521 </tr>
522 <tr>
523 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-hu</c></ti>
524 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
525 </tr>
526 <tr>
527 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-nl</c></ti>
528 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
529 </tr>
530 <tr>
531 <ti><c>gentoo-forum-translations</c></ti>
532 <ti>Gentoo Forums translations list</ti>
533 </tr>
534 <tr>
535 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti>
536 <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti>
537 </tr>
538 <tr>
539 <ti><c>gentoo-arm</c></ti>
540 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the ARM architecture</ti>
541 </tr>
542 <tr>
543 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn</c></ti>
544 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</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-gwn-es</c></ti>
552 <ti>Spanish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
553 </tr>
554 <tr>
555 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-fr</c></ti>
556 <ti>French Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
557 </tr>
558 <tr>
559 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-nl</c></ti>
560 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
561 </tr>
562 <tr>
563 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-pl</c></ti>
564 <ti>Polish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
565 </tr>
566 <tr>
567 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-admin</c></ti>
568 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter - administratriva for English authors (restricted list)</ti>
569 </tr>
570 <tr>
571 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-admin-de</c></ti>
572 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter - administratriva for German translations (restricted list)</ti>
573 </tr>
574 <tr>
575 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-admin-es</c></ti>
576 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter - administratriva for Spanish translations (restricted list)</ti>
577 </tr>
578 <tr>
579 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn</c></ti>
580 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn)</ti>
581 </tr>
582 <tr>
583 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-de</c></ti>
584 <ti>German Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-de)</ti>
585 </tr>
586 <tr>
587 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-es</c></ti>
588 <ti>Spanish Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-es)</ti>
589 </tr>
590 <tr>
591 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-fr</c></ti>
592 <ti>French Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-fr)</ti>
593 </tr>
594 <tr>
595 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-nl</c></ti>
596 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-nl)</ti>
597 </tr>
598 <tr>
599 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-pl</c></ti>
600 <ti>Polish Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-pl)</ti>
601 </tr>
602 <tr>
603 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-admin</c></ti>
604 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter - administratriva for English authors (shared with gentoo-gwn-admin, restricted list)</ti>
605 </tr>
606 <tr>
607 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-admin-de</c></ti>
608 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter - administratriva for German translations (shared with gentoo-gwn-admin-de, restricted list)</ti>
609 </tr>
610 <tr>
611 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-admin-es</c></ti>
612 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter - administratriva for Spanish translations (shared with gentoo-gwn-admin-es, restricted list)</ti>
613 </tr>
614 <tr>
615 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-lang</c></ti>
616 <ti>Discussion of programming language support and related issues in Gentoo</ti>
617 </tr>
618 <tr>
619 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
620 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
621 </tr>
622 <tr>
623 <ti><c>gentoo-scire</c></ti>
624 <ti>
625 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/scire/">Systems Configuration,
626 Installation and Replication Environment Project</uri>
627 </ti>
628 </tr>
629 <tr>
630 <ti><c>gentoo-media</c></ti>
631 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo media packages</ti>
632 </tr>
633 <tr>
634 <ti><c>gentoo-xbox</c></ti>
635 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo for Xbox</ti>
636 </tr>
637 <tr>
638 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
639 <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
640 </tr>
641 <tr>
642 <ti><c>www-redesign</c></ti>
643 <ti>Dedicated to the development of the new Gentoo website</ti>
644 </tr>
645 <tr>
646 <ti><c>gentoo-installer</c></ti>
647 <ti>
648 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/installer/">Gentoo Linux
649 Installer Project</uri>
650 </ti>
651 </tr>
652 <tr>
653 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti>
654 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti>
655 </tr>
656 <tr>
657 <ti><c>gentoo-extreme-security</c></ti>
658 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo Extreme Security project</ti>
659 </tr>
660 <tr>
661 <ti><c>gentoo-gnustep</c></ti>
662 <ti>Discussion about GNUstep on Gentoo</ti>
663 </tr>
664 <tr>
665 <ti><c>gentoo-osx</c></ti>
666 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo on OSX project (merged to gentoo-alt list)</ti>
667 </tr>
668 <tr>
669 <ti><c>gentoo-cvs</c></ti>
670 <ti>Commit emails for CVS (merged to gentoo-commits list)</ti>
671 </tr>
672 <tr>
673 <ti><c>gentoo-proctors</c></ti>
674 <ti>Discussions of the Gentoo Proctors project (restricted list)</ti>
675 </tr>
676 <tr>
677 <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti>
678 <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
679 </tr>
680 <tr>
681 <ti><c>gnap-dev</c></ti>
682 <ti>Discussion about development of the Gentoo GNAP project</ti>
683 </tr>
684 <tr>
685 <ti><c>tenshi-announce</c></ti>
686 <ti>Announcements about the Gentoo Tenshi project</ti>
687 </tr>
688 <tr>
689 <ti><c>tenshi-dev</c></ti>
690 <ti>Discussion about development of the Gentoo Tenshi project</ti>
691 </tr>
692 </table>
693
694 </body>
695 </section>
696
697 <section>
698 <title>Archives</title>
699 <body>
700
701 <p>
702 Gentoo mailing list archives are collected on <br/>
703 <uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org">archives.gentoo.org</uri>.
704 </p>
705
706 <p>
707 The following sites also host archives of most of the mailing lists.<br/>
708 <uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/>
709 <uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/>
710 <uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri>
711 </p>
712
713 </body>
714 </section>
715
716 <section id="faq">
717 <title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
718 <body>
719
720 <p>
721 <b>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
722 the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</b>
723 </p>
724
725 <p>
726 To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
727 official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports "nomail"
728 subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can be
729 used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works. Let's
730 say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, but
731 you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
732 address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
733 <c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c> You should then be allowed
734 to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home and work email addresses.
735 </p>
736
737 <p>
738 In line with the original spam reduction goal, if you post to the list from a
739 non-subscribed address, your mail will be delivered to <path>/dev/null</path>.
740 You will <b>not</b> receive any bounce message from our servers. This prevents
741 spammers from forging your address to get a bounce delivered to you.
742 </p>
743
744 <p>
745 <b>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
746 this?</b>
747 </p>
748
749 <p>
750 Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
751 list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
752 following two addresses:
753 </p>
754
755 <p><c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
756 <c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
757 </p>
758
759 <p>
760 <b>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</b>
761 </p>
762
763 <p>
764 To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
765 <c>procmail</c> recipe:
766 </p>
767
768 <pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">
769 :0:
770 * ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org
771 Mail/listname
772 </pre>
773
774 <p>
775 This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
776 manager emails.
777 </p>
778
779 <p>
780 <b>Miscellaneous list policies.</b>
781 </p>
782
783 <p>
784 HTML email is discouraged, but not forbidden (there are some MUA, specifically
785 web-based that make it very hard to disable HTML entirely). Beware that some
786 users may have their recieving side configured to hide HTML entirely, so it
787 might look like you are ignored, especially if you sent HTML-only email. In
788 order of preference, you should endeavour to send: text/plain, multipart with
789 text/plain before text/html, text/html. MIME is acceptable and widely used.
790 </p>
791
792 <p>
793 Please do not send any vacation or out of office messages to the list. In the
794 interests of reducing list spam, if you set any auto-responding message that
795 goes to the lists, we will unsubscribe your account from ALL lists. Any
796 previously subscribed addresses that send mail server messages to the lists will
797 also be removed.
798 </p>
799
800 <p>
801 Do not cross-post when sending messages to a list! Sending the same message to
802 more than one list at a time leads to fragmentation of the thread when some
803 people reply on one list, and some on another list. There's no guarantee that
804 the recipients of your message are on both lists. Choose just one list when
805 sending a message.
806 </p>
807
808 <note>
809 For general email list etiquette, <uri
810 link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an
811 excellent primer.
812 </note>
813
814 <p>
815 <b>My question isn't answered above, whom do I ask for help?</b>
816 </p>
817
818 <p>
819 If you need additional help beyond the above, please
820 <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">
821 file a bug</uri>, or contact <c>listname+owner@lists.gentoo.org</c>
822 </p>
823 </body>
824 </section>
825
826 <section id="privacy_policy">
827 <title>Privacy policy &amp; disclaimer</title>
828 <body>
829
830 <p>
831 The mailing lists are public forums, except for lists explicitly otherwise.
832 For lists explicitly marked private or restricted, all of the following except
833 web archives are applicable.
834 </p>
835
836 <p>
837 All emails sent to the lists are distributed both to the list subscribers and
838 copied to the <uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org/">Gentoo archives</uri>,
839 for people to browse or search without the need to be subscribed.
840 </p>
841
842 <p>
843 There may be other places where lists are distributed — please make sure you
844 never send any confidential or unlicensed material to the lists. This includes
845 things like e-mail addresses. Of particular note is the fact that spammers,
846 viruses, worms etc have been known to abuse e-mail addresses posted to our
847 mailing lists.
848 </p>
849
850 <p>
851 Gentoo maintains the mailing lists in good faith and will take steps to curb
852 all noticed abuse and maintain uninterrupted normal service. At the same time,
853 Gentoo is not responsible for all mailing list posts or anything that may
854 happen in relation to them.
855 </p>
856
857 <p>
858 These policies are based on the <uri
859 link="http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/disclaimer"> policies of the Debian
860 mailing lists</uri>.
861 </p>
862
863 </body>
864 </section>
865
866 </chapter>
867 </mainpage>

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