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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">
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v 1.118 2010/07/27 00:19:14 nightmorph Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v 1.119 2010/08/30 03:09:04 nightmorph Exp $ -->
4 4
5<mainpage> 5<mainpage>
6<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title> 6<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
30 30
31<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 31<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
32<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 32<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
33<license/> 33<license/>
34 34
35<version>5</version> 35<version>6</version>
36<date>2010-07-26</date> 36<date>2010-08-29</date>
37 37
38<chapter> 38<chapter>
39<title>Mailing Lists</title> 39<title>Mailing Lists</title>
40<section> 40<section>
41<body> 41<body>
656This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list 656This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
657manager emails. 657manager emails.
658</p> 658</p>
659 659
660<p> 660<p>
661<b>Misc list policies.</b> 661<b>Miscellaneous list policies.</b>
662</p> 662</p>
663 663
664<p> 664<p>
665HTML email is discouraged, but not forbidden (there are some MUA, specifically 665HTML email is discouraged, but not forbidden (there are some MUA, specifically
666web-based that make it very hard to disable HTML entirely). Beware that some 666web-based that make it very hard to disable HTML entirely). Beware that some
676goes to the lists, we will unsubscribe your account from ALL lists. Any 676goes to the lists, we will unsubscribe your account from ALL lists. Any
677previously subscribed addresses that send mail server messages to the lists will 677previously subscribed addresses that send mail server messages to the lists will
678also be removed. 678also be removed.
679</p> 679</p>
680 680
681<p>
682Do not cross-post when sending messages to a list! Sending the same message to
683more than one list at a time leads to fragmentation of the thread when some
684people reply on one list, and some on another list. There's no guarantee that
685the recipients of your message are on both lists. Choose just one list when
686sending a message.
687</p>
688
681<note> 689<note>
682For general email list etiquette, <uri 690For general email list etiquette, <uri
683link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an 691link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an
684excellent primer. 692excellent primer.
685</note> 693</note>

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