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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 <mail link="cybersystem@gentoo.org">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail>
8 </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
9 <version>1.0</version> 35<version>6</version>
10 <date>05 Nov 2002</date> 36<date>2010-08-29</date>
11 <chapter>
12 <title>Gentoo Linux Mailing List Overview</title>
13 <section>
14 <body>
15
16 <p>The Gentoo Linux free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering a variety of Gentoo Linux-related
17 subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by a customized version of <uri link="http://ezmlm.org">ezmlm/idx</uri> that provides
18 <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list manager standards
19 and conventions.</p>
20 37
21 <p>One interacts with <c>ezmlm/idx</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an empty email to:</p>
22 <p><c>listname-subscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
23 <p>Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:</p>
24 <p><c>listname@gentoo.org</c></p>
25 <p>To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:</p>
26 <p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
27 <p>All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail a single email to you every couple of days,
28 rather than individual emails for each post. Send an empty email to the following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from
29 mailing lists respectively:</p>
30 <p><c>listname-digest-subscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/>
31 <c>listname-digest-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
32 <p>You can learn more about the capabilities of ezmlm/idx by reading the <uri link="http://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
33 list FAQ that appears later in this document.</p>
34 </body>
35 </section>
36 </chapter>
37 <chapter> 38<chapter>
38 <title>Gentoo Linux Mailing Lists</title> 39<title>Mailing Lists</title>
39 <section> 40<section>
40 <title>Primary Gentoo Linux Mailing Lists</title>
41 <body> 41<body>
42 <table>
43 <tr>
44 <th>List name</th>
45 <th>Description</th>
46 </tr>
47 <tr>
48 <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti>
49 <ti>General Gentoo Linux user support and discussion mailing list</ti>
50 </tr>
51 <tr>
52 <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti>
53 <ti>General Gentoo Linux announcements list (new releases, security fixes)</ti>
54 </tr>
55 <tr>
56 <ti><c>gentoo-dev</c></ti>
57 <ti>General Gentoo developer discussion mailing list</ti>
58 </tr>
59 <tr>
60 <ti><c>gentoo-security</c></ti>
61 <ti>For the discussion of security issues and fixes</ti>
62 </tr>
63 <tr>
64 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop</c></ti>
65 <ti>Mailing list devoted to Gentoo Linux on the desktop</ti>
66 </tr>
67 <tr>
68 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop-research</c></ti>
69 <ti>Discussions about improving the Gentoo desktop experience</ti>
70 </tr>
71 <tr>
72 <ti><c>gentoo-doc</c></ti>
73 <ti>For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations</ti>
74 </tr>
75 <tr>
76 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-user</c></ti>
77 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and discussion</ti>
78 </tr>
79 <tr>
80 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-dev</c></ti>
81 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC developer discussion</ti>
82 </tr>
83 <tr>
84 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc</c></ti>
85 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion</ti>
86 </tr>
87 <tr>
88 <ti><c>gentoo-cvs</c></ti>
89 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you would like to receive a daily CVS Portage ChangeLog</ti>
90 </tr>
91 <tr>
92 <ti><c>gentoo-alpha</c></ti>
93 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion</ti>
94 </tr>
95 <tr>
96 <ti><c>gentoo-amd64</c></ti>
97 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/AMD64 user support and discussion</ti>
98 </tr>
99 <tr>
100 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn</c></ti>
101 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
102 </tr>
103 <tr>
104 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti>
105 <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti>
106 </tr>
107 <tr>
108 <ti><c>gentoo-hardened</c></ti>
109 <ti>For a security hardened version of Gentoo</ti>
110 </tr>
111 <tr>
112 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti>
113 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti>
114 </tr>
115 <tr>
116 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti>
117 <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti>
118 </tr>
119 <tr>
120 <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti>
121 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti>
122 </tr>
123 <tr>
124 <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti>
125 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti>
126 </tr>
127 <tr>
128 <ti><c>gentoo-osx</c></ti>
129 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/OSX user and developer discussion</ti>
130 </tr>
131 <tr>
132 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti>
133 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti>
134 </tr>
135 <tr>
136 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
137 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
138 </tr>
139 <tr>
140 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
141 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
142 </tr>
143 <tr>
144 <ti><c>gentoo-embedded</c></ti>
145 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/embedded user and developer discussion</ti>
146 </tr>
147 42
148 </table> 43<p>
44The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
45a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by <uri
46link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers
47and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list
48manager standards and conventions.
49</p>
50
51<p>
52One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an
53empty email to:
54</p>
55
56<p>
57<c>listname+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
58</p>
59
60<note>
61Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe
62to, 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>
67Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:
68</p>
69
70<p>
71<c>listname@lists.gentoo.org</c>
72</p>
73
74<p>
75To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:
76</p>
77
78<p>
79<c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
80</p>
81
82<p>
83All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail
84a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for
85each post. If you are subscribed to the digest variant and wish to be
86unsubscribed, you must specifically unsubscribe from the digest variant. Using
87the email address that you wish to (un)subscribe, send an empty email to the
88following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from mailing lists
89respectively:
90</p>
91
92<p>
93<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
94<c>listname+unsubscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
95</p>
96
97<p>
98Some users may want to post to the list, but not actually receive mail from
99it (such as those who read lists via an alternate method, such as gmane).
100These users may subscribe to the "nomail" option of each list:
101</p>
102
103<p>
104<c>listname+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
105<c>listname+unsubscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c>
106</p>
107
108<p>
109You can learn more about the capabilities of mlmmj by sending an empty mail to
110the following address:
111</p>
112
113<p>
114<c>listname+help@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
115</p>
116
117<impo>
118You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system, including
119etiquette and acceptable behavior, by reading the short Gentoo <uri
120link="#faq">mailing list FAQ</uri> that appears later in this document.
121</impo>
122
149</body> 123</body>
150 </section> 124</section>
151 <section> 125<section>
152 <title>Non-English Gentoo Linux Mailing Lists</title> 126<title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
153 <body> 127<body>
128
154 <table> 129<table>
155 <tr> 130<tr>
156 <th>List name</th> 131 <th>List name</th>
157 <th>Description</th> 132 <th>Description</th>
158 </tr> 133</tr>
159 <tr> 134<tr>
135 <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti>
136 <ti>General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list</ti>
137</tr>
138<tr>
139 <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti>
140 <ti>General Gentoo announcements list (new releases, security fixes)</ti>
141</tr>
142<tr>
143 <ti><c>gentoo-dev</c></ti>
144 <ti>General Gentoo developer discussion mailing list</ti>
145</tr>
146<tr>
147 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-announce</c></ti>
148 <ti>Gentoo development-specific announcements list</ti>
149</tr>
150<tr>
151 <ti><c>gentoo-project</c></ti>
152 <ti>For the discussion of non-technical matters in Gentoo</ti>
153</tr>
154<tr>
155 <ti><c>gentoo-security</c></ti>
156 <ti>For the discussion of security issues and fixes</ti>
157</tr>
158<tr>
159 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn</c></ti>
160 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter</ti>
161</tr>
162<tr>
163 <ti><c>gentoo-doc</c></ti>
164 <ti>For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations</ti>
165</tr>
166<tr>
167 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-cvs</c></ti>
168 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes regarding our documentation</ti>
169</tr>
170<tr>
171 <ti><c>gentoo-commits</c></ti>
172 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes in the CVS and SVN trees. This is a high-traffic read-only list!</ti>
173</tr>
174<tr>
175 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-user</c></ti>
176 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and discussion</ti>
177</tr>
178<tr>
179 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-dev</c></ti>
180 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC developer discussion</ti>
181</tr>
182<tr>
183 <ti><c>gentoo-alpha</c></ti>
184 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion</ti>
185</tr>
186<tr>
187 <ti><c>gentoo-amd64</c></ti>
188 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/AMD64 user support and discussion</ti>
189</tr>
190<tr>
191 <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti>
192 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti>
193</tr>
194<tr>
195 <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti>
196 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti>
197</tr>
198<tr>
199 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc</c></ti>
200 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion</ti>
201</tr>
202<tr>
203 <ti><c>gentoo-bsd</c></ti>
204 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo/BSD</ti>
205</tr>
206<tr>
207 <ti><c>gentoo-alt</c></ti>
208 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/gentoo-alt/">Gentoo on Alternate Platforms Project</uri></ti>
209</tr>
210<tr>
211 <ti><c>gentoo-kernel</c></ti>
212 <ti>Release announcements for gentoo-sources, vesafb-tng, fbsplash and discussion</ti>
213</tr>
214<tr>
215 <ti><c>gentoo-laptop</c></ti>
216 <ti>Discussion on powersaving, pcmcia and other laptop-related stuff</ti>
217</tr>
218<tr>
219 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop</c></ti>
220 <ti>Mailing list devoted to Gentoo on the desktop</ti>
221</tr>
222<tr>
223 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop-research</c></ti>
224 <ti>Discussions about improving the Gentoo desktop experience</ti>
225</tr>
226<tr>
227 <ti><c>gentoo-hardened</c></ti>
228 <ti>For a security hardened version of Gentoo</ti>
229</tr>
230<tr>
231 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti>
232 <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti>
233</tr>
234<tr>
235 <ti><c>gentoo-catalyst</c></ti>
236 <ti>Mailinglist dedicated to catalyst</ti>
237</tr>
238<tr>
239 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti>
240 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti>
241</tr>
242<tr>
243 <ti><c>gentoo-admin</c></ti>
244 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo Linux administration issues</ti>
245</tr>
246<tr>
247 <ti><c>gentoo-cluster</c></ti>
248 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in clustered environments</ti>
249</tr>
250<tr>
251 <ti><c>gentoo-devhelp</c></ti>
252 <ti>Discussion and help with ebuild developement issues for users</ti>
253</tr>
254<tr>
255 <ti><c>gentoo-web-user</c></ti>
256 <ti>Discussion of web configuration and administration related to Gentoo's web tools</ti>
257</tr>
258<tr>
259 <ti><c>gentoo-embedded</c></ti>
260 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/embedded user and developer discussion</ti>
261</tr>
262<tr>
263 <ti><c>gentoo-releng</c></ti>
264 <ti>Mailinglist for the Gentoo release management team</ti>
265</tr>
266<tr>
267 <ti><c>gentoo-pr</c></ti>
268 <ti>Mailinglist for all Gentoo public-relation discussion</ti>
269</tr>
270<tr>
271 <ti><c>gentoo-qa</c></ti>
272 <ti>Discussions about QA and its improvement within Gentoo</ti>
273</tr>
274<tr>
275 <ti><c>gentoo-devrel</c></ti>
276 <ti>Gentoo Developer Relations mailing list</ti>
277</tr>
278<tr>
279 <ti><c>gentoo-userrel</c></ti>
280 <ti>Gentoo User Relations mailing list</ti>
281</tr>
282<tr>
283 <ti><c>gentoo-council</c></ti>
284 <ti>Gentoo Council mailing list</ti>
285</tr>
286<tr>
287 <ti><c>gentoo-mirrors</c></ti>
288 <ti>Announcements and discussion among Gentoo mirror admins and developers regarding releases and other issues</ti>
289</tr>
290<tr>
291 <ti><c>gentoo-perl</c></ti>
292 <ti>Discussion of perl on Gentoo</ti>
293</tr>
294<tr>
295 <ti><c>gentoo-java</c></ti>
296 <ti>Discussion about Java on Gentoo</ti>
297</tr>
298<tr>
299 <ti><c>gentoo-science</c></ti>
300 <ti>Discussion on science-related applications and integration in Gentoo</ti>
301</tr>
302<tr>
303 <ti><c>gentoo-gnustep</c></ti>
304 <ti>Discussion about GNUstep on Gentoo</ti>
305</tr>
306<tr>
307 <ti><c>gentoo-accessibility</c></ti>
308 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/desktop/accessibility/">Gentoo Accessibility Project</uri></ti>
309</tr>
310<tr>
311 <ti><c>gentoo-uk</c></ti>
312 <ti>Discussion within United Kingdom developers and UK based events organisation</ti>
313</tr>
314<tr>
315 <ti><c>gentoo-au</c></ti>
316 <ti>Discussion within Australian developers and local events organisation</ti>
317</tr>
318<tr>
319 <ti><c>gentoo-soc</c></ti>
320 <ti>Discussion on Gentoo activities related to Google's Summer of Code</ti>
321</tr>
322<tr>
323 <ti><c>gentoo-lisp</c></ti>
324 <ti>Discussion about Lisp on Gentoo</ti>
325</tr>
326<tr>
327 <ti><c>gentoo-vdr</c></ti>
328 <ti>Discussion about VDR on Gentoo</ti>
329</tr>
330<tr>
331 <ti><c>gentoo-nfp</c></ti>
332 <ti>The Gentoo NFP/Trustees Mailing list</ti>
333</tr>
334<tr>
335 <ti><c>gentoo-scm</c></ti>
336 <ti>Discussion about migration of primary Gentoo repositories to alternate SCMs.</ti>
337</tr>
338<tr>
339 <ti><c>gentoo-pms</c></ti>
340 <ti>Discussion about the Gentoo Package Manager Specification.</ti>
341</tr>
342</table>
343
344</body>
345</section>
346<section>
347<title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title>
348<body>
349
350<table>
351<tr>
352 <th>List name</th>
353 <th>Description</th>
354</tr>
355<tr>
160 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti> 356 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti>
161 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti> 357 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti>
162 </tr> 358</tr>
163 <tr> 359<tr>
360 <ti><c>gentoo-user-br</c></ti>
361 <ti>Brazilian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
362</tr>
363<tr>
364 <ti><c>gentoo-user-el</c></ti>
365 <ti>Greek Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
366</tr>
367<tr>
164 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti> 368 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti>
165 <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti> 369 <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti>
166 </tr> 370</tr>
167 <tr> 371<tr>
168 <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti> 372 <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
169 <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailinglist</ti>
170 </tr>
171 <tr>
172 <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
173 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailinglist</ti> 373 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
174 </tr> 374</tr>
175 <tr> 375<tr>
176 <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti> 376 <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti>
177 <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailinglist</ti> 377 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
178 </tr> 378</tr>
179 <tr> 379<tr>
180 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti> 380 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti>
181 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailinglist</ti> 381 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
182 </tr> 382</tr>
183 <tr> 383<tr>
184 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti> 384 <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti>
185 <ti>Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en Espanol de Gentoo</ti> 385 <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
186 </tr> 386</tr>
187 <tr> 387<tr>
188 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti> 388 <ti><c>gentoo-user-nl</c></ti>
189 <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 389 <ti>Dutch Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
190 </tr> 390</tr>
191 <tr> 391<tr>
192 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-nl</c></ti> 392 <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti>
193 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 393 <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
194 </tr> 394</tr>
195 <tr> 395<tr>
196 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-ru</c></ti> 396 <ti><c>gentoo-user-cs</c></ti>
197 <ti>Russian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 397 <ti>Czech and Slovak Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
198 </tr> 398</tr>
199 <tr> 399<tr>
400 <ti><c>gentoo-user-ru</c></ti>
401 <ti>Russian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
402</tr>
403<tr>
404 <ti><c>GENTOO-gwn-es</c></ti>
405 <ti>Spanish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
406</tr>
407<tr>
200 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-de</c></ti> 408 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-de</c></ti>
201 <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 409 <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
202 </tr> 410</tr>
203 <tr> 411<tr>
204 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti> 412 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-el</c></ti>
413 <ti>Greek Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
414</tr>
415<tr>
416 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti>
417 <ti>
418 Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en
419 Espanol de Gentoo
420 </ti>
421</tr>
422<tr>
423 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fi</c></ti>
424 <ti>Finnish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
425</tr>
426<tr>
427 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti>
428 <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
429</tr>
430<tr>
431 <ti><c>gentoo-docs-it</c></ti>
432 <ti>Italian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
433</tr>
434<tr>
435 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-nl</c></ti>
436 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
437</tr>
438<tr>
439 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti>
205 <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 440 <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
206 </tr> 441</tr>
207 <tr> 442<tr>
208 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti> 443 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-ru</c></ti>
209 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 444 <ti>Russian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
210 </tr> 445</tr>
211 </table> 446</table>
447
212 </body> 448</body>
213 </section> 449</section>
214 <section> 450<section>
215 <title>Other Gentoo Linux Mailing Lists</title> 451<title>Other Mailing Lists</title>
216 <body> 452<body>
453
217 <table> 454<table>
218 <tr> 455<tr>
219 <th>List name</th> 456 <th>List name</th>
220 <th>Description</th> 457 <th>Description</th>
221 </tr> 458</tr>
222 <tr> 459<tr>
223 <ti><c>libconf</c></ti> 460 <ti><c>libconf</c></ti>
224 <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti> 461 <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti>
225 </tr> 462</tr>
226 <tr> 463<tr>
227 <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti> 464 <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti>
228 <ti>Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Linux Bug Wranglers</ti> 465 <ti>
466 Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by
467 invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on
468 bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and
469 invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course.
470 </ti>
229 </tr> 471</tr>
230 </table> 472</table>
473
231 </body> 474</body>
232 </section> 475</section>
233 </chapter>
234 <chapter>
235 <title>Gentoo Linux Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
236 <section> 476<section>
237 <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> 477<title>Inactive, Closed Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
238 478<body>
239 <body><p>To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, 479
240 <c>ezmlm/idx</c> supports a concept known as "aliases," allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can also be used to 480<p>
241 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>, 481Archives still exist but these lists are closed for new posts.
242 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>) 482</p>
243 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 483
484<table>
485<tr>
486 <th>List name</th>
487 <th>Description</th>
488</tr>
489<tr>
490 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-lt</c></ti>
491 <ti>Lithuanian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
492</tr>
493<tr>
494 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti>
495 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
496</tr>
497<tr>
498 <ti><c>gentoo-forum-translations</c></ti>
499 <ti>Gentoo Forums translations list</ti>
500</tr>
501<tr>
502 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti>
503 <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti>
504</tr>
505<tr>
506 <ti><c>gentoo-arm</c></ti>
507 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the ARM architecture</ti>
508</tr>
509<tr>
510 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-fr</c></ti>
511 <ti>French Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
512</tr>
513<tr>
514 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-pl</c></ti>
515 <ti>Polish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
516</tr>
517<tr>
518 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-lang</c></ti>
519 <ti>
520 Discussion of programming language support and related issues in Gentoo
521 </ti>
522</tr>
523<tr>
524 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
525 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
526</tr>
527<tr>
528 <ti><c>gentoo-scire</c></ti>
529 <ti>
530 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/scire/">Systems Configuration,
531 Installation and Replication Environment Project</uri>
532 </ti>
533</tr>
534<tr>
535 <ti><c>gentoo-media</c></ti>
536 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo media packages</ti>
537</tr>
538<tr>
539 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-nl</c></ti>
540 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
541</tr>
542<tr>
543 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-hu</c></ti>
544 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</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-xbox</c></ti>
552 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo for Xbox</ti>
553</tr>
554<tr>
555 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
556 <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
557</tr>
558<tr>
559 <ti><c>www-redesign</c></ti>
560 <ti>Dedicated to the development of the new Gentoo website</ti>
561</tr>
562<tr>
563 <ti><c>gentoo-installer</c></ti>
564 <ti>
565 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/installer/">Gentoo Linux
566 Installer Project</uri>
567 </ti>
568</tr>
569<tr>
570 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti>
571 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti>
572</tr>
573</table>
574
575</body>
576</section>
577
578<section>
579<title>Archives</title>
580<body>
581
582<p>
583Gentoo mailing list archives are collected on <br/>
584<uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org">archives.gentoo.org</uri>.
585</p>
586
587<p>
588The following sites also host archives of most of the mailing lists.<br/>
589<uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/>
590<uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/>
591<uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri>
592</p>
593
594</body>
595</section>
596
597<section id="faq">
598<title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
599<body>
600
601<p>
602<b>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
603the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</b>
604</p>
605
606<p>
607To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
608official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports "nomail"
609subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can be
610used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works. Let's
611say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, but
612you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
613address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
614<c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c> You should then be allowed
244 be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home and work email addresses. 615to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home and work email addresses.
245 </p></body> 616</p>
246 </section>
247
248 <section>
249 <title>Where do I set/store my mailing list password?</title>
250 <body><p><c>ezmlm/idx</c> does not use passwords; instead, it uses auto-generated cryptographic cookies for security.
251 </p></body>
252 </section>
253 617
254 <section> 618<p>
619In line with the original spam reduction goal, if you post to the list from a
620non-subscribed address, your mail will be delivered to <path>/dev/null</path>.
621You will <b>not</b> receive any bounce message from our servers. This prevents
622spammers from forging your address to get a bounce delivered to you.
623</p>
624
625<p>
255 <title>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do this?</title> 626<b>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
256 <body><p>Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by 627this?</b>
257 sending empty emails to the following two addresses:</p> 628</p>
629
630<p>
631Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
632list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
633following two addresses:
634</p>
635
258 <p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/> 636<p><c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
259 <c>listname-digest-subscribe@gentoo.org</c> 637<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
260 </p></body> 638</p>
261 </section>
262 639
263 640<p>
264 <section>
265 <title>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo Linux mailing list messages?</title> 641<b>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</b>
642</p>
643
644<p>
266 <body><p>To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following <c>procmail</c> recipe:</p> 645To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
267 <pre> 646<c>procmail</c> recipe:
647</p>
648
649<pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">
268:0 650:0:
269* ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org 651* ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org
270Mail/listname 652Mail/listname
271 </pre> 653</pre>
654
655<p>
272 <p>This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list manager emails.</p> 656This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
657manager emails.
658</p>
659
660<p>
661<b>Miscellaneous list policies.</b>
662</p>
663
664<p>
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
667users may have their recieving side configured to hide HTML entirely, so it
668might look like you are ignored, especially if you sent HTML-only email. In
669order of preference, you should endeavour to send: text/plain, multipart with
670text/plain before text/html, text/html. MIME is acceptable and widely used.
671</p>
672
673<p>
674Please do not send any vacation or out of office messages to the list. In the
675interests of reducing list spam, if you set any auto-responding message that
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
678also be removed.
679</p>
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
689<note>
690For general email list etiquette, <uri
691link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an
692excellent primer.
693</note>
694
273 </body> 695</body>
274 </section> 696</section>
275 697
276</chapter> 698</chapter>
277</mainpage> 699</mainpage>

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