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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">
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4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v 1.111 2009/11/10 19:34:44 robbat2 Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v 1.112 2010/01/05 10:51:09 nightmorph Exp $ -->
5 5
6<mainpage> 6<mainpage>
7<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title> 7<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
8 8
9<author title="Author"> 9<author title="Author">
25<abstract> 25<abstract>
26Gentoo public mailing lists 26Gentoo public mailing lists
27</abstract> 27</abstract>
28 28
29<license/> 29<license/>
30<version>3.95</version> 30<version>3.96</version>
31<date>2008-12-28</date> 31<date>2010-01-05</date>
32 32
33<chapter> 33<chapter>
34<title>Mailing Lists</title> 34<title>Mailing Lists</title>
35<section> 35<section>
36<body> 36<body>
37 37
38<p> 38<p>
39The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering 39The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
40a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by 40a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by <uri
41<uri link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and 41link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers
42provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to 42and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list
43comply with modern mailing list manager standards and conventions. 43manager standards and conventions.
44</p> 44</p>
45 45
46<p> 46<p>
47One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an 47One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an
48empty email to: 48empty email to:
624 624
625<p> 625<p>
626<b>Misc list policies.</b> 626<b>Misc list policies.</b>
627</p> 627</p>
628 628
629<p>
629<p>HTML email is discouraged, but not forbidden (there are some MUA, 630HTML email is discouraged, but not forbidden (there are some MUA, specifically
630specifically web-based that make it very hard to disable HTML entirely). 631web-based that make it very hard to disable HTML entirely). Beware that some
631Beware that some users may have their recieving side configured to hide HTML 632users may have their recieving side configured to hide HTML entirely, so it
632entirely, so it might look like you are ignored, especially if you sent 633might look like you are ignored, especially if you sent HTML-only email. In
633HTML-only email. In order of preference, you should endeavour to send: 634order of preference, you should endeavour to send: text/plain, multipart with
634text/plain, multipart with text/plain before text/html, text/html. MIME is 635text/plain before text/html, text/html. MIME is acceptable and widely used.
635acceptable and widely used.</p> 636</p>
636 637
638<p>
637<p>Please do not send any vacation or out of office messages to the list. In 639Please do not send any vacation or out of office messages to the list. In the
638the interests of reducing list spam, if you set any auto-responding message 640interests of reducing list spam, if you set any auto-responding message that
639that goes to the lists, we will unsubscribe your account from ALL lists. Any 641goes to the lists, we will unsubscribe your account from ALL lists. Any
640previously subscribed addresses that send mail server messages to the lists 642previously subscribed addresses that send mail server messages to the lists will
641will also be removed.</p> 643also be removed.
644</p>
645
646<note>
647For general email list netiquette, <uri
648link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an
649excellent primer.
650</note>
642 651
643</body> 652</body>
644</section> 653</section>
645 654
646</chapter> 655</chapter>

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