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4<mainpage id="lists"> 5<mainpage>
5 <title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title> 6<title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
7
6 <author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
7 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 9 <mail link="lcars">Andrea Barisani</mail>
8 <mail link="cybersystem@gentoo.org">Sascha Schwabbauer</mail>
9 </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
10 <version>1.1</version> 35<version>6.1</version>
11 <date>13 May 2004</date> 36<date>2010-09-09</date>
12 <chapter>
13 <title>Mailing List Overview</title>
14 <section>
15 <body>
16
17 <p>The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering a variety of Gentoo-related
18 subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by a customized version of <uri link="http://ezmlm.org">ezmlm/idx</uri> that provides
19 <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list manager standards
20 and conventions.</p>
21 37
22 <p>One interacts with <c>ezmlm/idx</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an empty email to:</p>
23 <p><c>listname-subscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
24 <note>Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe to</note>
25 <p>Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:</p>
26 <p><c>listname@gentoo.org</c></p>
27 <p>To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:</p>
28 <p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
29 <p>All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail a single email to you every couple of days,
30 rather than individual emails for each post. Send an empty email to the following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from
31 mailing lists respectively:</p>
32 <p><c>listname-digest-subscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/>
33 <c>listname-digest-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c></p>
34 <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 mailing list system by reading the short Gentoo mailing
35 list FAQ that appears later in this document.</p>
36 </body>
37 </section>
38 </chapter>
39 <chapter> 38<chapter>
40 <title>Mailing Lists</title> 39<title>Mailing Lists</title>
41 <section> 40<section>
42 <title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
43 <body> 41<body>
44 <table> 42
45 <tr> 43<p>
46 <th>List name</th> 44The Gentoo free software project has a number of public mailing lists, covering
47 <th>Description</th> 45a variety of Gentoo-related subjects. Our mailing lists are powered by <uri
48 </tr> 46link="http://mlmmj.mmj.dk">mlmmj</uri> and provides <c>List-Id:</c> mail headers
49 <tr> 47and <c>[listname]</c> subject prefixes to comply with modern mailing list
50 <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti> 48manager standards and conventions.
51 <ti>General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list</ti> 49</p>
52 </tr> 50
53 <tr> 51<p>
54 <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti> 52One interacts with <c>mlmmj</c> via email. To subscribe to a list, send an
55 <ti>General Gentoo announcements list (new releases, security fixes)</ti> 53empty email to:
56 </tr> 54</p>
57 <tr> 55
58 <ti><c>gentoo-dev</c></ti> 56<p>
59 <ti>General Gentoo developer discussion mailing list</ti> 57<c>listname+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
60 </tr> 58</p>
61 <tr> 59
62 <ti><c>gentoo-security</c></ti> 60<note>
63 <ti>For the discussion of security issues and fixes</ti> 61Replace 'listname' with the actual name of the list that you want to subscribe
64 </tr> 62to, e.g.: <c>gentoo-user+subscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c> to subscribe to the
65 <tr> 63<c>gentoo-user</c> mailing list.
66 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop</c></ti> 64</note>
67 <ti>Mailing list devoted to Gentoo on the desktop</ti> 65
68 </tr> 66<p>
69 <tr> 67Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:
70 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop-research</c></ti> 68</p>
71 <ti>Discussions about improving the Gentoo desktop experience</ti> 69
72 </tr> 70<p>
73 <tr> 71<c>listname@lists.gentoo.org</c>
74 <ti><c>gentoo-doc</c></ti> 72</p>
75 <ti>For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations</ti> 73
76 </tr> 74<p>
77 <tr> 75To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:
78 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-user</c></ti> 76</p>
79 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and discussion</ti> 77
80 </tr> 78<p>
81 <tr> 79<c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
82 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-dev</c></ti> 80</p>
83 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC developer discussion</ti> 81
84 </tr> 82<p>
85 <tr> 83All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail
86 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc</c></ti> 84a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for
87 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion</ti> 85each post. If you are subscribed to the digest variant and wish to be
88 </tr> 86unsubscribed, you must specifically unsubscribe from the digest variant. Using
89 <tr> 87the email address that you wish to (un)subscribe, send an empty email to the
90 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-cvs</c></ti> 88following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from mailing lists
91 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes regarding our documentation</ti> 89respectively:
92 </tr> 90</p>
93 <tr> 91
94 <ti><c>gentoo-alpha</c></ti> 92<p>
95 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion</ti> 93<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
96 </tr> 94<c>listname+unsubscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
97 <tr> 95</p>
98 <ti><c>gentoo-amd64</c></ti> 96
99 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/AMD64 user support and discussion</ti> 97<p>
100 </tr> 98Some users may want to post to the list, but not actually receive mail from
101 <tr> 99it (such as those who read lists via an alternate method, such as gmane).
102 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn</c></ti> 100These users may subscribe to the "nomail" option of each list:
103 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti> 101</p>
104 </tr> 102
105 <tr> 103<p>
106 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti> 104<c>listname+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
107 <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti> 105<c>listname+unsubscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c>
108 </tr> 106</p>
109 <tr> 107
110 <ti><c>gentoo-hardened</c></ti> 108<p>
111 <ti>For a security hardened version of Gentoo</ti> 109You can learn more about the capabilities of mlmmj by sending an empty mail to
112 </tr> 110the following address:
113 <tr> 111</p>
114 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti> 112
115 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti> 113<p>
116 </tr> 114<c>listname+help@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
117 <tr> 115</p>
118 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti> 116
119 <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti> 117<impo>
120 </tr> 118You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system, including
121 <tr> 119etiquette and acceptable behavior, by reading the short Gentoo <uri
122 <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti> 120link="#faq">mailing list FAQ</uri> that appears later in this document.
123 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti> 121</impo>
124 </tr> 122
125 <tr>
126 <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti>
127 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti>
128 </tr>
129 <tr>
130 <ti><c>gentoo-osx</c></ti>
131 <ti>For Gentoo OSX user and developer discussion</ti>
132 </tr>
133 <tr>
134 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti>
135 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti>
136 </tr>
137 <tr>
138 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
139 <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
140 </tr>
141 <tr>
142 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
143 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
144 </tr>
145 <tr>
146 <ti><c>gentoo-embedded</c></ti>
147 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/embedded user and developer discussion</ti>
148 </tr>
149 <tr>
150 <ti><c>gentoo-cluster</c></ti>
151 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in clustered environments</ti>
152 </tr>
153 <tr>
154 <ti><c>gentoo-releng</c></ti>
155 <ti>Mailinglist for the Gentoo release management team</ti>
156 </tr>
157 <tr>
158 <ti><c>gentoo-submissions</c></ti>
159 <ti>Mailinglist for submitting copyright and license agreements to Gentoo for your work, as well as for submitting your code</ti>
160 </tr>
161 <tr>
162 <ti><c>gentoo-pr</c></ti>
163 <ti>Mailinglist for all Gentoo public-relation discussion</ti>
164 </tr>
165 <tr>
166 <ti><c>gentoo-qa</c></ti>
167 <ti>Discussions about QA and its improvement within Gentoo</ti>
168 </tr>
169 <tr>
170 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-lang</c></ti>
171 <ti>Discussion of programming language support and related issues in Gentoo</ti>
172 </tr>
173 </table>
174</body> 123</body>
175 </section> 124</section>
176 <section> 125<section>
126<title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
127<body>
128
129<table>
130<tr>
131 <th>List name</th>
132 <th>Description</th>
133</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>
177 <title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title> 347<title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title>
178 <body> 348<body>
349
179 <table> 350<table>
180 <tr> 351<tr>
181 <th>List name</th> 352 <th>List name</th>
182 <th>Description</th> 353 <th>Description</th>
183 </tr> 354</tr>
184 <tr> 355<tr>
185 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti> 356 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti>
186 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti> 357 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti>
187 </tr> 358</tr>
188 <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>
189 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti> 368 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti>
190 <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>
191 </tr> 370</tr>
192 <tr> 371<tr>
193 <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti> 372 <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
194 <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
195 </tr>
196 <tr>
197 <ti><c>gentoo-user-fr</c></ti>
198 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti> 373 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
199 </tr> 374</tr>
200 <tr> 375<tr>
201 <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti> 376 <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti>
202 <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti> 377 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
203 </tr> 378</tr>
204 <tr> 379<tr>
205 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti> 380 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti>
206 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti> 381 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
207 </tr> 382</tr>
208 <tr> 383<tr>
384 <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti>
385 <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
386</tr>
387<tr>
388 <ti><c>gentoo-user-nl</c></ti>
389 <ti>Dutch Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
390</tr>
391<tr>
392 <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti>
393 <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
394</tr>
395<tr>
396 <ti><c>gentoo-user-cs</c></ti>
397 <ti>Czech and Slovak Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
398</tr>
399<tr>
209 <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti> 400 <ti><c>gentoo-user-ru</c></ti>
210 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti> 401 <ti>Russian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
211 </tr> 402</tr>
212 <tr> 403<tr>
213 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti> 404 <ti><c>gentoo-user-tr</c></ti>
214 <ti>Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en Espanol de Gentoo</ti> 405 <ti>Turkish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
215 </tr> 406</tr>
216 <tr> 407<tr>
217 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti> 408 <ti><c>GENTOO-gwn-es</c></ti>
218 <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 409 <ti>Spanish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
219 </tr> 410</tr>
220 <tr> 411<tr>
221 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-nl</c></ti>
222 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
223 </tr>
224 <tr>
225 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-ru</c></ti>
226 <ti>Russian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
227 </tr>
228 <tr>
229 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-de</c></ti> 412 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-de</c></ti>
230 <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 413 <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
231 </tr> 414</tr>
232 <tr> 415<tr>
233 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti> 416 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-el</c></ti>
417 <ti>Greek Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
418</tr>
419<tr>
420 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti>
421 <ti>
422 Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en
423 Espanol de Gentoo
424 </ti>
425</tr>
426<tr>
427 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fi</c></ti>
428 <ti>Finnish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
429</tr>
430<tr>
431 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti>
432 <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
433</tr>
434<tr>
435 <ti><c>gentoo-docs-it</c></ti>
436 <ti>Italian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
437</tr>
438<tr>
439 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-nl</c></ti>
440 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
441</tr>
442<tr>
443 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti>
234 <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 444 <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
235 </tr> 445</tr>
236 <tr> 446<tr>
237 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti> 447 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-ru</c></ti>
238 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 448 <ti>Russian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
239 </tr> 449</tr>
240 </table> 450</table>
451
241 </body> 452</body>
242 </section> 453</section>
243 <section> 454<section>
244 <title>Other Mailing Lists</title> 455<title>Other Mailing Lists</title>
245 <body> 456<body>
457
246 <table> 458<table>
247 <tr> 459<tr>
248 <th>List name</th> 460 <th>List name</th>
249 <th>Description</th> 461 <th>Description</th>
250 </tr> 462</tr>
251 <tr> 463<tr>
252 <ti><c>libconf</c></ti> 464 <ti><c>libconf</c></ti>
253 <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti> 465 <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti>
254 </tr> 466</tr>
255 <tr> 467<tr>
256 <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti> 468 <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti>
257 <ti>Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers</ti> 469 <ti>
470 Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by
471 invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on
472 bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and
473 invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course.
474 </ti>
258 </tr> 475</tr>
259 </table> 476</table>
477
260 </body> 478</body>
261 </section> 479</section>
262 </chapter> 480<section>
481<title>Inactive, Closed Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
482<body>
263 483
264 <chapter> 484<p>
485Archives still exist but these lists are closed for new posts.
486</p>
487
488<table>
489<tr>
490 <th>List name</th>
491 <th>Description</th>
492</tr>
493<tr>
494 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-lt</c></ti>
495 <ti>Lithuanian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
496</tr>
497<tr>
498 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti>
499 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
500</tr>
501<tr>
502 <ti><c>gentoo-forum-translations</c></ti>
503 <ti>Gentoo Forums translations list</ti>
504</tr>
505<tr>
506 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti>
507 <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti>
508</tr>
509<tr>
510 <ti><c>gentoo-arm</c></ti>
511 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the ARM architecture</ti>
512</tr>
513<tr>
514 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-fr</c></ti>
515 <ti>French Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
516</tr>
517<tr>
518 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-pl</c></ti>
519 <ti>Polish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
520</tr>
521<tr>
522 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-lang</c></ti>
523 <ti>
524 Discussion of programming language support and related issues in Gentoo
525 </ti>
526</tr>
527<tr>
528 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
529 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
530</tr>
531<tr>
532 <ti><c>gentoo-scire</c></ti>
533 <ti>
534 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/scire/">Systems Configuration,
535 Installation and Replication Environment Project</uri>
536 </ti>
537</tr>
538<tr>
539 <ti><c>gentoo-media</c></ti>
540 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo media packages</ti>
541</tr>
542<tr>
543 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-nl</c></ti>
544 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
545</tr>
546<tr>
547 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-hu</c></ti>
548 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</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-xbox</c></ti>
556 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo for Xbox</ti>
557</tr>
558<tr>
559 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
560 <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
561</tr>
562<tr>
563 <ti><c>www-redesign</c></ti>
564 <ti>Dedicated to the development of the new Gentoo website</ti>
565</tr>
566<tr>
567 <ti><c>gentoo-installer</c></ti>
568 <ti>
569 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/installer/">Gentoo Linux
570 Installer Project</uri>
571 </ti>
572</tr>
573<tr>
574 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti>
575 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti>
576</tr>
577</table>
578
579</body>
580</section>
581
582<section>
265 <title>Archives</title> 583<title>Archives</title>
266 <section>
267 <body> 584<body>
268 <p>We used to host our own mail archives, but that got pretty boring fast. 585
586<p>
587Gentoo mailing list archives are collected on <br/>
588<uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org">archives.gentoo.org</uri>.
589</p>
590
591<p>
269 The following sites host pretty decent archives of most of the mailing lists, 592The following sites also host archives of most of the mailing lists.<br/>
270 so please utilize them rather than asking for 'official' Gentoo mailing list
271 archives. These are the 'official' ones :).<br/>
272 <uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/> 593<uri link="http://news.gmane.org/search.php?match=gentoo">Gmane</uri><br/>
273 <uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri></p> 594<uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/>
595<uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri>
596</p>
597
274 </body> 598</body>
275 </section> 599</section>
276 </chapter>
277 600
278 <chapter> 601<section id="faq">
279 <title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title> 602<title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
280 <section> 603<body>
281 <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> 604
282 605<p>
283 <body><p>To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, 606<b>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
284 <c>ezmlm/idx</c> supports a concept known as "aliases," allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can also be used to 607the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</b>
285 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>, 608</p>
286 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>) 609
287 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 610<p>
611To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
612official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports "nomail"
613subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can be
614used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works. Let's
615say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, but
616you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
617address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
618<c>gentoo-dev+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c> You should then be allowed
288 be allowed to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home and work email addresses. 619to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home and work email addresses.
289 </p></body> 620</p>
290 </section>
291
292 <section>
293 <title>Where do I set/store my mailing list password?</title>
294 <body><p><c>ezmlm/idx</c> does not use passwords; instead, it uses auto-generated cryptographic cookies for security.
295 </p></body>
296 </section>
297 621
298 <section> 622<p>
623In line with the original spam reduction goal, if you post to the list from a
624non-subscribed address, your mail will be delivered to <path>/dev/null</path>.
625You will <b>not</b> receive any bounce message from our servers. This prevents
626spammers from forging your address to get a bounce delivered to you.
627</p>
628
629<p>
299 <title>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do this?</title> 630<b>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do
300 <body><p>Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by 631this?</b>
301 sending empty emails to the following two addresses:</p> 632</p>
633
634<p>
635Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
636list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
637following two addresses:
638</p>
639
302 <p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/> 640<p><c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
303 <c>listname-digest-subscribe@gentoo.org</c> 641<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
304 </p></body> 642</p>
305 </section>
306 643
307 644<p>
308 <section>
309 <title>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</title> 645<b>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</b>
646</p>
647
648<p>
310 <body><p>To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following <c>procmail</c> recipe:</p> 649To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
311 <pre> 650<c>procmail</c> recipe:
651</p>
652
653<pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">
312:0: 654:0:
313* ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org 655* ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org
314Mail/listname 656Mail/listname
315 </pre> 657</pre>
658
659<p>
316 <p>This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list manager emails.</p> 660This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
661manager emails.
662</p>
663
664<p>
665<b>Miscellaneous list policies.</b>
666</p>
667
668<p>
669HTML email is discouraged, but not forbidden (there are some MUA, specifically
670web-based that make it very hard to disable HTML entirely). Beware that some
671users may have their recieving side configured to hide HTML entirely, so it
672might look like you are ignored, especially if you sent HTML-only email. In
673order of preference, you should endeavour to send: text/plain, multipart with
674text/plain before text/html, text/html. MIME is acceptable and widely used.
675</p>
676
677<p>
678Please do not send any vacation or out of office messages to the list. In the
679interests of reducing list spam, if you set any auto-responding message that
680goes to the lists, we will unsubscribe your account from ALL lists. Any
681previously subscribed addresses that send mail server messages to the lists will
682also be removed.
683</p>
684
685<p>
686Do not cross-post when sending messages to a list! Sending the same message to
687more than one list at a time leads to fragmentation of the thread when some
688people reply on one list, and some on another list. There's no guarantee that
689the recipients of your message are on both lists. Choose just one list when
690sending a message.
691</p>
692
693<note>
694For general email list etiquette, <uri
695link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an
696excellent primer.
697</note>
698
317 </body> 699</body>
318 </section> 700</section>
319 701
320</chapter> 702</chapter>
321</mainpage> 703</mainpage>

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