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4 <title>Gentoo Linux Mailing Lists</title> 6<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
7
5 <author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
6 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 9 <mail link="lcars">Andrea Barisani</mail>
7 </author> 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>
28Gentoo public mailing lists
29</abstract>
30
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33<license/>
34
8 <version>1.0</version> 35<version>6.52</version>
9 <date>05 Nov 2002</date> 36<date>2011-03-22</date>
10 <chapter>
11 <title>Gentoo Linux Mailing List Overview</title>
12 <section>
13 <body>
14
15 <p>The Gentoo Linux free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering a variety of Gentoo Linux-related
16 subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by a customized version of <uri link="http://www.ezmlm.org">ezmlm/idx</uri> that provides
17 <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list manager standards
18 and conventions.</p>
19 37
20 <p>One interacts with <c>ezmlm/idx</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an empty email to:</p>
21 <p><c>listname-subscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
22 <p>Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:</p>
23 <p><c>listname@gentoo.org</c></p>
24 <p>To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:</p>
25 <p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
26 <p>All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail a single email to you every couple of days,
27 rather than individual emails for each post. Send an empty email to the following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from
28 mailing lists respectively:</p>
29 <p><c>listname-digest-subscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/>
30 <c>listname-digest-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
31 <p>You can learn more about the capabilities of ezmlm/idx by reading the <uri link="http://www.ezmlm.org/ezman-0.32/ezman1.html">Ezmlm/idx User's Manual</uri>. You can also learn more about the Gentoo Linux mailing list system by reading the short Gentoo Linux mailing
32 list FAQ that appears later in this document.</p>
33 </body>
34 </section>
35 </chapter>
36 <chapter> 38<chapter>
37 <title>Gentoo Linux Mailing Lists</title> 39<title>Mailing Lists</title>
38 <section> 40<section>
39 <title>Primary Gentoo Linux Mailing Lists</title>
40 <body> 41<body>
41 <table> 42
42 <tr> 43<p>
43 <th>List name</th> 44The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
44 <th>Description</th> 45a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by <uri
45 </tr> 46link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers
46 <tr> 47and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list
47 <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti> 48manager standards and conventions.
48 <ti>General Gentoo Linux user support and discussion mailing list</ti> 49</p>
49 </tr> 50
50 <tr> 51<p>
51 <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti> 52One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an
52 <ti>General Gentoo Linux announcements list (new releases, security fixes)</ti> 53empty email to:
53 </tr> 54</p>
54 <tr> 55
55 <ti><c>gentoo-dev</c></ti> 56<p>
56 <ti>General Gentoo developer discussion mailing list</ti> 57<c>listname+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
57 </tr> 58</p>
58 <tr> 59
59 <ti><c>gentoo-security</c></ti> 60<note>
60 <ti>For the discussion of security issues and fixes</ti> 61Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe
61 </tr> 62to, e.g.: <c>gentoo-user+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c> to subscribe to the
62 <tr> 63<c>gentoo-user</c> mailing list.
63 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop</c></ti> 64</note>
64 <ti>Mailing list devoted to Gentoo Linux on the desktop</ti> 65
65 </tr> 66<p>
66 <tr> 67You will then recieve a subscription confirmation request (double opt-in) from
67 <ti><c>gentoo-doc</c></ti> 68the list manager, that you must reply to if you wish to subscribe.
68 <ti>For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations</ti> 69</p>
69 </tr> 70
70 <tr> 71<p>
71 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-user</c></ti> 72Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:
72 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and discussion</ti> 73</p>
73 </tr> 74
74 <tr> 75<p>
75 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-dev</c></ti> 76<c>listname@lists.gentoo.org</c>
76 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC developer discussion</ti> 77</p>
77 </tr> 78
78 <tr> 79<p>
79 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc</c></ti> 80To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:
80 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion</ti> 81</p>
81 </tr> 82
82 <tr> 83<p>
83 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc-dev</c></ti> 84<c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
84 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc developer discussion</ti> 85</p>
85 </tr> 86
86 <tr> 87<note>
87 <ti><c>gentoo-cvs</c></ti> 88You must use the identical address that you subscribed with to unsubscribe
88 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you would like to receive a daily CVS Portage ChangeLog</ti> 89successfully. If your email address is now forwarded/rewritten beyond your
89 </tr> 90control, please contact the list owner via
90 <tr> 91<c>listname+owner@lists.gentoo.org</c> with a request for manual removal.
91 <ti><c>gentoo-alpha</c></ti> 92</note>
92 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion</ti> 93
93 </tr> 94<p>
94 <tr> 95You will then recieve a unsubscription confirmation request (double opt-in)
95 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn</c></ti> 96from the list manager, that you must reply to if you wish to be unsubscribed.
96 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti> 97</p>
97 </tr> 98
98 <tr> 99<p>
99 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti> 100All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail
100 <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti> 101a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for
101 </tr> 102each post. If you are subscribed to the digest variant and wish to be
102 <tr> 103unsubscribed, you must specifically unsubscribe from the digest variant. Using
103 <ti><c>gentoo-hardened</c></ti> 104the email address that you wish to (un)subscribe, send an empty email to the
104 <ti>For a security hardened version of Gentoo</ti> 105following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from mailing lists
105 </tr> 106respectively:
106 <tr> 107</p>
107 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti> 108
108 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti> 109<p>
109 </tr> 110<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
110 <tr> 111<c>listname+unsubscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
111 <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti> 112</p>
112 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti> 113
113 </tr> 114<p>
114 <tr> 115Some users may want to post to the list, but not actually receive mail from
115 <ti><c>gentoo-mips-dev</c></ti> 116it (such as those who read lists via an alternate method, such as gmane).
116 <ti>Discussions about developing Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti> 117These users may subscribe to the "nomail" option of each list:
117 </tr> 118</p>
118 </table> 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>
126You can learn more about the capabilities of mlmmj by sending an empty mail to
127the following address:
128</p>
129
130<p>
131<c>listname+help@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
132</p>
133
134<impo>
135You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system, including
136etiquette and acceptable behavior, by reading the short Gentoo <uri
137link="#faq">mailing list FAQ</uri> that appears later in this document.
138</impo>
139
119</body> 140</body>
120 </section>
121 <section>
122 <title>Non-English Gentoo Linux Mailing Lists</title>
123 <body>
124 <table>
125 <tr>
126 <th>List name</th>
127 <th>Description</th>
128 </tr>
129 <tr>
130 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti>
131 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti>
132 </tr>
133 <tr>
134 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti>
135 <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusión de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti>
136 </tr>
137 <tr>
138 <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti>
139 <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailinglist</ti>
140 </tr>
141 <tr>
142 <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
143 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailinglist</ti>
144 </tr>
145 <tr>
146 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti>
147 <ti>Lista de correo dedicada a la traducción y creación de documentación en Español de Gentoo</ti>
148 </tr>
149 </table>
150 </body>
151 </section> 141</section>
152 <section> 142<section>
153 <title>Other Gentoo Linux Mailing Lists</title> 143<title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
154 <body> 144<body>
145
155 <table> 146<table>
156 <tr> 147<tr>
157 <th>List name</th> 148 <th>List name</th>
158 <th>Description</th> 149 <th>Description</th>
159 </tr> 150</tr>
160 <tr> 151<tr>
161 <ti><c>libconf</c></ti> 152 <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti>
162 <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti> 153 <ti>General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list</ti>
163 </tr> 154</tr>
164 <tr> 155<tr>
165 <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti> 156 <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti>
166 <ti>Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Linux Bug Wranglers</ti> 157 <ti>General Gentoo announcements list (new releases, security fixes)</ti>
167 </tr> 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>
168 </table> 359</table>
360
169 </body> 361</body>
170 </section> 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>
510Archives 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>
171 </chapter> 700</chapter>
701
172 <chapter> 702<chapter>
173 <title>Gentoo Linux Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title> 703<title>Archives</title>
174 <section> 704<section>
175 <title>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</title> 705<body>
176 706
177 <body><p>To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, 707<p>
178 <c>ezmlm/idx</c> supports a concept known as "aliases," allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can also be used to 708Gentoo mailing list archives are collected on <br/>
179 post to the list. Here's an example of how this works. Let's say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, 709<uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org">archives.gentoo.org</uri>.
180 but you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email address. To do this, send a message (as <c>jim@home.com</c>) 710</p>
181 to <c>gentoo-dev-allow-subscribe-james=work.com@gentoo.org</c> (note the <c>@</c> becoming an <c>=</c>,) and then reply to the confirmation email you receive. You should then 711
712<p>
713The following sites also host archives of most of the mailing lists.<br/>
714<uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/>
715<uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/>
716<uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri>
717</p>
718
719</body>
720</section>
721</chapter>
722
723<chapter>
724<title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
725<section id="faq">
726<body>
727
728<p>
729<b>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
730the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</b>
731</p>
732
733<p>
734To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
735official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports "nomail"
736subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can be
737used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works. Let's
738say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, but
739you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
740address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
741<c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c> You should then be allowed
182 be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home and work email addresses. 742to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home and work email addresses.
183 </p></body> 743</p>
184 </section>
185
186 <section>
187 <title>Where do I set/store my mailing list password?</title>
188 <body><p><c>ezmlm/idx</c> does not use passwords; instead, it uses auto-generated cryptographic cookies for security.
189 </p></body>
190 </section>
191 744
192 <section> 745<p>
746In line with the original spam reduction goal, if you post to the list from a
747non-subscribed address, your mail will be delivered to <path>/dev/null</path>.
748You will <b>not</b> receive any bounce message from our servers. This prevents
749spammers from forging your address to get a bounce delivered to you.
750</p>
751
752<p>
193 <title>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do this?</title> 753<b>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
194 <body><p>Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by 754this?</b>
195 sending empty emails to the following two addresses:</p> 755</p>
756
757<p>
758Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
759list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
760following two addresses:
761</p>
762
196 <p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/> 763<p><c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
197 <c>listname-digest-subscribe@gentoo.org</c> 764<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
198 </p></body> 765</p>
199 </section>
200 766
201 767<p>
202 <section>
203 <title>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo Linux mailing list messages?</title> 768<b>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</b>
769</p>
770
771<p>
204 <body><p>To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following <c>procmail</c> recipe:</p> 772To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
205 <pre> 773<c>procmail</c> recipe:
774</p>
775
776<pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">
206:0 777:0:
207* ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org 778* ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org
208Mail/listname 779Mail/listname
209 </pre> 780</pre>
781
782<p>
210 <p>This identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list manager emails.</p> 783This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
784manager emails.
785</p>
786
787<p>
788<b>Miscellaneous list policies.</b>
789</p>
790
791<p>
792HTML email is discouraged, but not forbidden (there are some MUA, specifically
793web-based that make it very hard to disable HTML entirely). Beware that some
794users may have their recieving side configured to hide HTML entirely, so it
795might look like you are ignored, especially if you sent HTML-only email. In
796order of preference, you should endeavour to send: text/plain, multipart with
797text/plain before text/html, text/html. MIME is acceptable and widely used.
798</p>
799
800<p>
801Please do not send any vacation or out of office messages to the list. In the
802interests of reducing list spam, if you set any auto-responding message that
803goes to the lists, we will unsubscribe your account from ALL lists. Any
804previously subscribed addresses that send mail server messages to the lists will
805also be removed.
806</p>
807
808<p>
809Do not cross-post when sending messages to a list! Sending the same message to
810more than one list at a time leads to fragmentation of the thread when some
811people reply on one list, and some on another list. There's no guarantee that
812the recipients of your message are on both lists. Choose just one list when
813sending a message.
814</p>
815
816<note>
817For general email list etiquette, <uri
818link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an
819excellent primer.
820</note>
821
822<p>
823<b>My question isn't answered above, whom do I ask for help?</b>
824</p>
825
826<p>
827If you need additional help beyond the above, please
828<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">
829file a bug</uri>, or contact <c>listname+owner@lists.gentoo.org</c>
830</p>
211 </body> 831</body>
212 </section> 832</section>
833</chapter>
834
835<chapter>
836<title>Privacy policy &amp; disclaimer</title>
837<section id="privacy_policy">
838<body>
839
840<p>
841The mailing lists are public forums, except for lists explicitly otherwise.
842For lists explicitly marked private or restricted, all of the following except
843web archives are applicable.
844</p>
845
846<p>
847All emails sent to the lists are distributed both to the list subscribers and
848copied to the <uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org/">Gentoo archives</uri>,
849for people to browse or search without the need to be subscribed.
850</p>
851
852<p>
853There may be other places where lists are distributed — please make sure you
854never send any confidential or unlicensed material to the lists. This includes
855things like e-mail addresses. Of particular note is the fact that spammers,
856viruses, worms etc have been known to abuse e-mail addresses posted to our
857mailing lists.
858</p>
859
860<p>
861Gentoo maintains the mailing lists in good faith and will take steps to curb
862all noticed abuse and maintain uninterrupted normal service. At the same time,
863Gentoo is not responsible for all mailing list posts or anything that may
864happen in relation to them.
865</p>
866
867<p>
868These policies are based on the <uri
869link="http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/disclaimer"> policies of the Debian
870mailing lists</uri>.
871</p>
872
873</body>
874</section>
213 875
214</chapter> 876</chapter>
215</mainpage> 877</mainpage>

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