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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>6.51</version>
36 <date>2011-02-21</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 <tr>
356 <ti><c>gentoo-guis</c></ti>
357 <ti>Discussion about <uri link="/proj/en/guis/">Gentoo specific gius development and user support</uri></ti>
358 </tr>
359 </table>
360
361 </body>
362 </section>
363 <section>
364 <title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title>
365 <body>
366
367 <table>
368 <tr>
369 <th>List name</th>
370 <th>Description</th>
371 </tr>
372 <tr>
373 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti>
374 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti>
375 </tr>
376 <tr>
377 <ti><c>gentoo-user-br</c></ti>
378 <ti>Brazilian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
379 </tr>
380 <tr>
381 <ti><c>gentoo-user-el</c></ti>
382 <ti>Greek Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
383 </tr>
384 <tr>
385 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti>
386 <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti>
387 </tr>
388 <tr>
389 <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
390 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
391 </tr>
392 <tr>
393 <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti>
394 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
395 </tr>
396 <tr>
397 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti>
398 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
399 </tr>
400 <tr>
401 <ti><c>gentoo-user-nl</c></ti>
402 <ti>Dutch Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
403 </tr>
404 <tr>
405 <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti>
406 <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
407 </tr>
408 <tr>
409 <ti><c>gentoo-user-cs</c></ti>
410 <ti>Czech and Slovak Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
411 </tr>
412 <tr>
413 <ti><c>gentoo-user-ru</c></ti>
414 <ti>Russian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
415 </tr>
416 <tr>
417 <ti><c>gentoo-user-tr</c></ti>
418 <ti>Turkish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
419 </tr>
420 <tr>
421 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-de</c></ti>
422 <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
423 </tr>
424 <tr>
425 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-el</c></ti>
426 <ti>Greek Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
427 </tr>
428 <tr>
429 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti>
430 <ti>
431 Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en
432 Espanol de Gentoo
433 </ti>
434 </tr>
435 <tr>
436 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fi</c></ti>
437 <ti>Finnish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
438 </tr>
439 <tr>
440 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti>
441 <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
442 </tr>
443 <tr>
444 <ti><c>gentoo-docs-it</c></ti>
445 <ti>Italian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
446 </tr>
447 <tr>
448 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti>
449 <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
450 </tr>
451 <tr>
452 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-ru</c></ti>
453 <ti>Russian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
454 </tr>
455 </table>
456
457 </body>
458 </section>
459 <section>
460 <title>Other Mailing Lists</title>
461 <body>
462
463 <table>
464 <tr>
465 <th>List name</th>
466 <th>Description</th>
467 </tr>
468 <tr>
469 <ti><c>libconf</c></ti>
470 <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti>
471 </tr>
472 <tr>
473 <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti>
474 <ti>
475 Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by
476 invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on
477 bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and
478 invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course.
479 </ti>
480 </tr>
481 <tr>
482 <ti><c>gentoo-test</c></ti>
483 <ti>For testing of the list management software (restricted list)</ti>
484 </tr>
485 <tr>
486 <ti><c>gentoo-core</c></ti>
487 <ti>Internal Gentoo developer discussions (non-development, restricted list)</ti>
488 </tr>
489 <tr>
490 <ti><c>gentoo-foundation-announce</c></ti>
491 <ti>Legally required announcements of the Gentoo Foundation to foundation members (restricted list)</ti>
492 </tr>
493 <tr>
494 <ti><c>gentoo-infrastructure</c></ti>
495 <ti>Internal Gentoo Infrastructure project list (restricted list)</ti>
496 </tr>
497 <tr>
498 <ti><c>gentoo-trustees</c></ti>
499 <ti>Internal Gentoo Foundation Trustees discussions (restricted list)</ti>
500 </tr>
501 </table>
502
503 </body>
504 </section>
505 <section>
506 <title>Inactive, Closed Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
507 <body>
508
509 <p>
510 Archives still exist but these lists are closed for new posts.
511 </p>
512
513 <table>
514 <tr>
515 <th>List name</th>
516 <th>Description</th>
517 </tr>
518 <tr>
519 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti>
520 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
521 </tr>
522 <tr>
523 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-lt</c></ti>
524 <ti>Lithuanian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
525 </tr>
526 <tr>
527 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-hu</c></ti>
528 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
529 </tr>
530 <tr>
531 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-nl</c></ti>
532 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
533 </tr>
534 <tr>
535 <ti><c>gentoo-forum-translations</c></ti>
536 <ti>Gentoo Forums translations list</ti>
537 </tr>
538 <tr>
539 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti>
540 <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti>
541 </tr>
542 <tr>
543 <ti><c>gentoo-arm</c></ti>
544 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the ARM architecture</ti>
545 </tr>
546 <tr>
547 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn</c></ti>
548 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
549 </tr>
550 <tr>
551 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-de</c></ti>
552 <ti>German Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
553 </tr>
554 <tr>
555 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-es</c></ti>
556 <ti>Spanish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
557 </tr>
558 <tr>
559 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-fr</c></ti>
560 <ti>French Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
561 </tr>
562 <tr>
563 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-nl</c></ti>
564 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
565 </tr>
566 <tr>
567 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-pl</c></ti>
568 <ti>Polish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
569 </tr>
570 <tr>
571 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-admin</c></ti>
572 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter - administratriva for English authors (restricted list)</ti>
573 </tr>
574 <tr>
575 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-admin-de</c></ti>
576 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter - administratriva for German translations (restricted list)</ti>
577 </tr>
578 <tr>
579 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-admin-es</c></ti>
580 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter - administratriva for Spanish translations (restricted list)</ti>
581 </tr>
582 <tr>
583 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn</c></ti>
584 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn)</ti>
585 </tr>
586 <tr>
587 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-de</c></ti>
588 <ti>German Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-de)</ti>
589 </tr>
590 <tr>
591 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-es</c></ti>
592 <ti>Spanish Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-es)</ti>
593 </tr>
594 <tr>
595 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-fr</c></ti>
596 <ti>French Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-fr)</ti>
597 </tr>
598 <tr>
599 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-nl</c></ti>
600 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-nl)</ti>
601 </tr>
602 <tr>
603 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-pl</c></ti>
604 <ti>Polish Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-pl)</ti>
605 </tr>
606 <tr>
607 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-admin</c></ti>
608 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter - administratriva for English authors (shared with gentoo-gwn-admin, restricted list)</ti>
609 </tr>
610 <tr>
611 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-admin-de</c></ti>
612 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter - administratriva for German translations (shared with gentoo-gwn-admin-de, restricted list)</ti>
613 </tr>
614 <tr>
615 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-admin-es</c></ti>
616 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter - administratriva for Spanish translations (shared with gentoo-gwn-admin-es, restricted list)</ti>
617 </tr>
618 <tr>
619 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-lang</c></ti>
620 <ti>Discussion of programming language support and related issues in Gentoo</ti>
621 </tr>
622 <tr>
623 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
624 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
625 </tr>
626 <tr>
627 <ti><c>gentoo-scire</c></ti>
628 <ti>
629 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/scire/">Systems Configuration,
630 Installation and Replication Environment Project</uri>
631 </ti>
632 </tr>
633 <tr>
634 <ti><c>gentoo-media</c></ti>
635 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo media packages</ti>
636 </tr>
637 <tr>
638 <ti><c>gentoo-xbox</c></ti>
639 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo for Xbox</ti>
640 </tr>
641 <tr>
642 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
643 <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
644 </tr>
645 <tr>
646 <ti><c>www-redesign</c></ti>
647 <ti>Dedicated to the development of the new Gentoo website</ti>
648 </tr>
649 <tr>
650 <ti><c>gentoo-installer</c></ti>
651 <ti>
652 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/installer/">Gentoo Linux
653 Installer Project</uri>
654 </ti>
655 </tr>
656 <tr>
657 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti>
658 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti>
659 </tr>
660 <tr>
661 <ti><c>gentoo-extreme-security</c></ti>
662 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo Extreme Security project</ti>
663 </tr>
664 <tr>
665 <ti><c>gentoo-gnustep</c></ti>
666 <ti>Discussion about GNUstep on Gentoo</ti>
667 </tr>
668 <tr>
669 <ti><c>gentoo-osx</c></ti>
670 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo on OSX project (merged to gentoo-alt list)</ti>
671 </tr>
672 <tr>
673 <ti><c>gentoo-cvs</c></ti>
674 <ti>Commit emails for CVS (merged to gentoo-commits list)</ti>
675 </tr>
676 <tr>
677 <ti><c>gentoo-proctors</c></ti>
678 <ti>Discussions of the Gentoo Proctors project (restricted list)</ti>
679 </tr>
680 <tr>
681 <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti>
682 <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
683 </tr>
684 <tr>
685 <ti><c>gnap-dev</c></ti>
686 <ti>Discussion about development of the Gentoo GNAP project</ti>
687 </tr>
688 <tr>
689 <ti><c>tenshi-announce</c></ti>
690 <ti>Announcements about the Gentoo Tenshi project</ti>
691 </tr>
692 <tr>
693 <ti><c>tenshi-dev</c></ti>
694 <ti>Discussion about development of the Gentoo Tenshi project</ti>
695 </tr>
696 </table>
697
698 </body>
699 </section>
700
701 <section>
702 <title>Archives</title>
703 <body>
704
705 <p>
706 Gentoo mailing list archives are collected on <br/>
707 <uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org">archives.gentoo.org</uri>.
708 </p>
709
710 <p>
711 The following sites also host archives of most of the mailing lists.<br/>
712 <uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/>
713 <uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/>
714 <uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri>
715 </p>
716
717 </body>
718 </section>
719
720 <section id="faq">
721 <title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
722 <body>
723
724 <p>
725 <b>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
726 the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</b>
727 </p>
728
729 <p>
730 To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
731 official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports "nomail"
732 subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can be
733 used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works. Let's
734 say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, but
735 you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
736 address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
737 <c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c> You should then be allowed
738 to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home and work email addresses.
739 </p>
740
741 <p>
742 In line with the original spam reduction goal, if you post to the list from a
743 non-subscribed address, your mail will be delivered to <path>/dev/null</path>.
744 You will <b>not</b> receive any bounce message from our servers. This prevents
745 spammers from forging your address to get a bounce delivered to you.
746 </p>
747
748 <p>
749 <b>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
750 this?</b>
751 </p>
752
753 <p>
754 Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
755 list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
756 following two addresses:
757 </p>
758
759 <p><c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
760 <c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
761 </p>
762
763 <p>
764 <b>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</b>
765 </p>
766
767 <p>
768 To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
769 <c>procmail</c> recipe:
770 </p>
771
772 <pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">
773 :0:
774 * ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org
775 Mail/listname
776 </pre>
777
778 <p>
779 This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
780 manager emails.
781 </p>
782
783 <p>
784 <b>Miscellaneous list policies.</b>
785 </p>
786
787 <p>
788 HTML email is discouraged, but not forbidden (there are some MUA, specifically
789 web-based that make it very hard to disable HTML entirely). Beware that some
790 users may have their recieving side configured to hide HTML entirely, so it
791 might look like you are ignored, especially if you sent HTML-only email. In
792 order of preference, you should endeavour to send: text/plain, multipart with
793 text/plain before text/html, text/html. MIME is acceptable and widely used.
794 </p>
795
796 <p>
797 Please do not send any vacation or out of office messages to the list. In the
798 interests of reducing list spam, if you set any auto-responding message that
799 goes to the lists, we will unsubscribe your account from ALL lists. Any
800 previously subscribed addresses that send mail server messages to the lists will
801 also be removed.
802 </p>
803
804 <p>
805 Do not cross-post when sending messages to a list! Sending the same message to
806 more than one list at a time leads to fragmentation of the thread when some
807 people reply on one list, and some on another list. There's no guarantee that
808 the recipients of your message are on both lists. Choose just one list when
809 sending a message.
810 </p>
811
812 <note>
813 For general email list etiquette, <uri
814 link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an
815 excellent primer.
816 </note>
817
818 <p>
819 <b>My question isn't answered above, whom do I ask for help?</b>
820 </p>
821
822 <p>
823 If you need additional help beyond the above, please
824 <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">
825 file a bug</uri>, or contact <c>listname+owner@lists.gentoo.org</c>
826 </p>
827 </body>
828 </section>
829
830 <section id="privacy_policy">
831 <title>Privacy policy &amp; disclaimer</title>
832 <body>
833
834 <p>
835 The mailing lists are public forums, except for lists explicitly otherwise.
836 For lists explicitly marked private or restricted, all of the following except
837 web archives are applicable.
838 </p>
839
840 <p>
841 All emails sent to the lists are distributed both to the list subscribers and
842 copied to the <uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org/">Gentoo archives</uri>,
843 for people to browse or search without the need to be subscribed.
844 </p>
845
846 <p>
847 There may be other places where lists are distributed — please make sure you
848 never send any confidential or unlicensed material to the lists. This includes
849 things like e-mail addresses. Of particular note is the fact that spammers,
850 viruses, worms etc have been known to abuse e-mail addresses posted to our
851 mailing lists.
852 </p>
853
854 <p>
855 Gentoo maintains the mailing lists in good faith and will take steps to curb
856 all noticed abuse and maintain uninterrupted normal service. At the same time,
857 Gentoo is not responsible for all mailing list posts or anything that may
858 happen in relation to them.
859 </p>
860
861 <p>
862 These policies are based on the <uri
863 link="http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/disclaimer"> policies of the Debian
864 mailing lists</uri>.
865 </p>
866
867 </body>
868 </section>
869
870 </chapter>
871 </mainpage>

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