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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>7.00</version>
11 <date>13 May 2004</date> 36<date>2011-06-09</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> 67You will then recieve a subscription confirmation request (double opt-in) from
70 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop-research</c></ti> 68the list manager, that you must reply to if you wish to subscribe.
71 <ti>Discussions about improving the Gentoo desktop experience</ti> 69</p>
72 </tr> 70
73 <tr> 71<p>
74 <ti><c>gentoo-doc</c></ti> 72Once subscribed to the list, you can post to it by sending an email to:
75 <ti>For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations</ti> 73</p>
76 </tr> 74
77 <tr> 75<p>
78 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-user</c></ti> 76<c>listname@lists.gentoo.org</c>
79 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and discussion</ti> 77</p>
80 </tr> 78
81 <tr> 79<p>
82 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-dev</c></ti> 80To unsubscribe from a list, send an empty email to:
83 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC developer discussion</ti> 81</p>
84 </tr> 82
85 <tr> 83<p>
86 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc</c></ti> 84<c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c>
87 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion</ti> 85</p>
88 </tr> 86
89 <tr> 87<note>
90 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-cvs</c></ti> 88You must use the identical address that you subscribed with to unsubscribe
91 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes regarding our documentation</ti> 89successfully. If your email address is now forwarded/rewritten beyond your
92 </tr> 90control, please contact the list owner via
93 <tr> 91<c>listname+owner@lists.gentoo.org</c> with a request for manual removal.
94 <ti><c>gentoo-alpha</c></ti> 92</note>
95 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion</ti> 93
96 </tr> 94<p>
97 <tr> 95You will then recieve a unsubscription confirmation request (double opt-in)
98 <ti><c>gentoo-amd64</c></ti> 96from the list manager, that you must reply to if you wish to be unsubscribed.
99 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/AMD64 user support and discussion</ti> 97</p>
100 </tr> 98
101 <tr> 99<p>
102 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn</c></ti> 100All of our lists also have a corresponding digest list. Digest lists will mail
103 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti> 101a single email to you every couple of days, rather than individual emails for
104 </tr> 102each post. If you are subscribed to the digest variant and wish to be
105 <tr> 103unsubscribed, you must specifically unsubscribe from the digest variant. Using
106 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti> 104the email address that you wish to (un)subscribe, send an empty email to the
107 <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti> 105following addresses to subscribe and unsubscribe from mailing lists
108 </tr> 106respectively:
109 <tr> 107</p>
110 <ti><c>gentoo-hardened</c></ti> 108
111 <ti>For a security hardened version of Gentoo</ti> 109<p>
112 </tr> 110<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
113 <tr> 111<c>listname+unsubscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
114 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti> 112</p>
115 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti> 113
116 </tr> 114<p>
117 <tr> 115Some users may want to post to the list, but not actually receive mail from
118 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti> 116it (such as those who read lists via an alternate method, such as gmane).
119 <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti> 117These users may subscribe to the "nomail" option of each list:
120 </tr> 118</p>
121 <tr> 119
122 <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti> 120<p>
123 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti> 121<c>listname+subscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
124 </tr> 122<c>listname+unsubscribe-nomail@lists.gentoo.org</c>
125 <tr> 123</p>
126 <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti> 124
127 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti> 125<p>
128 </tr> 126You can learn more about the capabilities of mlmmj by sending an empty mail to
129 <tr> 127the following address:
130 <ti><c>gentoo-osx</c></ti> 128</p>
131 <ti>For Gentoo OSX user and developer discussion</ti> 129
132 </tr> 130<p>
133 <tr> 131<c>listname+help@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
134 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti> 132</p>
135 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti> 133
136 </tr> 134<impo>
137 <tr> 135You can also learn more about the Gentoo mailing list system, including
138 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti> 136etiquette and acceptable behavior, by reading the short Gentoo <uri
139 <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti> 137link="#faq">mailing list FAQ</uri> that appears later in this document.
140 </tr> 138</impo>
141 <tr> 139
142 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti> 140<p>Very few of the Gentoo lists are moderated: only the -announce lists are
143 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti> 141fully moderatored. Additionally, some of our high-traffic lists have moderators
144 </tr> 142in place for spam and unsubscribe requests (matching mail via regex)</p>
145 <tr> 143
146 <ti><c>gentoo-embedded</c></ti> 144<p>To get on a "Restricted" lists, you must be subscribed by an administrator -
147 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/embedded user and developer discussion</ti> 145the normal subscribe process is disabled.</p>
148 </tr> 146
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> 147</body>
175 </section> 148</section>
176 <section> 149<section>
150<title>Primary Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
151<body>
152
153<table>
154<tr>
155 <th>List name</th>
156 <th>Description</th>
157 <th>Moderators</th>
158</tr>
159<tr>
160 <ti><c>gentoo-user</c></ti>
161 <ti>General Gentoo user support and discussion mailing list</ti>
162 <ti></ti>
163</tr>
164<tr>
165 <ti><c>gentoo-announce</c></ti>
166 <ti>General Gentoo announcements list (new releases, security fixes) [moderated]</ti>
167 <ti>a3li,craig,dberkholz,falco,jaervosz,keytoaster,klieber,py,rajiv,rbu,underling,vorlon</ti>
168</tr>
169<tr>
170 <ti><c>gentoo-dev</c></ti>
171 <ti>General Gentoo developer discussion mailing list</ti>
172 <ti>robbat2</ti>
173</tr>
174<tr>
175 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-announce</c></ti>
176 <ti>Gentoo development-specific announcements list [moderated]</ti>
177 <ti>dberkholz,robbat2</ti>
178</tr>
179<tr>
180 <ti><c>gentoo-project</c></ti>
181 <ti>For the discussion of non-technical matters in Gentoo</ti>
182 <ti>robbat2</ti>
183</tr>
184<tr>
185 <ti><c>gentoo-security</c></ti>
186 <ti>For the discussion of security issues and fixes</ti>
187 <ti></ti>
188</tr>
189<tr>
190 <ti><c>gentoo-doc</c></ti>
191 <ti>For documentation contributions, suggestions, improvements and translations</ti>
192 <ti></ti>
193</tr>
194<tr>
195 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-cvs</c></ti>
196 <ti>Subscribe to this list if you want to be notified on changes regarding our documentation</ti>
197 <ti></ti>
198</tr>
199<tr>
200 <ti><c>gentoo-commits</c></ti>
201 <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>
202 <ti>robbat2</ti>
203</tr>
204<tr>
205 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-user</c></ti>
206 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC user support and discussion</ti>
207 <ti></ti>
208</tr>
209<tr>
210 <ti><c>gentoo-ppc-dev</c></ti>
211 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/PowerPC developer discussion</ti>
212 <ti></ti>
213</tr>
214<tr>
215 <ti><c>gentoo-alpha</c></ti>
216 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Alpha user support and discussion</ti>
217 <ti></ti>
218</tr>
219<tr>
220 <ti><c>gentoo-amd64</c></ti>
221 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/AMD64 user support and discussion</ti>
222 <ti></ti>
223</tr>
224<tr>
225 <ti><c>gentoo-hppa</c></ti>
226 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the HPPA architecture</ti>
227 <ti></ti>
228</tr>
229<tr>
230 <ti><c>gentoo-mips</c></ti>
231 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the MIPS architecture</ti>
232 <ti></ti>
233</tr>
234<tr>
235 <ti><c>gentoo-sparc</c></ti>
236 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/Sparc user support and discussion</ti>
237 <ti></ti>
238</tr>
239<tr>
240 <ti><c>gentoo-bsd</c></ti>
241 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo/BSD</ti>
242 <ti></ti>
243</tr>
244<tr>
245 <ti><c>gentoo-alt</c></ti>
246 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/gentoo-alt/">Gentoo on Alternate Platforms Project</uri></ti>
247 <ti></ti>
248</tr>
249<tr>
250 <ti><c>gentoo-kernel</c></ti>
251 <ti>Release announcements for gentoo-sources, vesafb-tng, fbsplash and discussion</ti>
252 <ti></ti>
253</tr>
254<tr>
255 <ti><c>gentoo-laptop</c></ti>
256 <ti>Discussion on powersaving, pcmcia and other laptop-related stuff</ti>
257 <ti></ti>
258</tr>
259<tr>
260 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop</c></ti>
261 <ti>Mailing list devoted to Gentoo on the desktop</ti>
262 <ti></ti>
263</tr>
264<tr>
265 <ti><c>gentoo-desktop-research</c></ti>
266 <ti>Discussions about improving the Gentoo desktop experience</ti>
267 <ti></ti>
268</tr>
269<tr>
270 <ti><c>gentoo-hardened</c></ti>
271 <ti>For a security hardened version of Gentoo</ti>
272 <ti></ti>
273</tr>
274<tr>
275 <ti><c>gentoo-portage-dev</c></ti>
276 <ti>Portage Internals and Portage Interface Development Discussion</ti>
277 <ti></ti>
278</tr>
279<tr>
280 <ti><c>gentoo-catalyst</c></ti>
281 <ti>Mailinglist dedicated to catalyst</ti>
282 <ti></ti>
283</tr>
284<tr>
285 <ti><c>gentoo-server</c></ti>
286 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in production environments</ti>
287 <ti></ti>
288</tr>
289<tr>
290 <ti><c>gentoo-admin</c></ti>
291 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo Linux administration issues</ti>
292 <ti></ti>
293</tr>
294<tr>
295 <ti><c>gentoo-cluster</c></ti>
296 <ti>Discussions about Gentoo in clustered environments</ti>
297 <ti></ti>
298</tr>
299<tr>
300 <ti><c>gentoo-devhelp</c></ti>
301 <ti>Discussion and help with ebuild developement issues for users</ti>
302 <ti>robbat2</ti>
303</tr>
304<tr>
305 <ti><c>gentoo-web-user</c></ti>
306 <ti>Discussion of web configuration and administration related to Gentoo's web tools</ti>
307 <ti></ti>
308</tr>
309<tr>
310 <ti><c>gentoo-embedded</c></ti>
311 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/embedded user and developer discussion</ti>
312 <ti></ti>
313</tr>
314<tr>
315 <ti><c>gentoo-releng</c></ti>
316 <ti>Mailinglist for the Gentoo release management team</ti>
317 <ti></ti>
318</tr>
319<tr>
320 <ti><c>gentoo-releng-autobuilds</c></ti>
321 <ti>Mailinglist for the output of the Gentoo weekly autobuilds output from the release management team</ti>
322 <ti></ti>
323</tr>
324<tr>
325 <ti><c>gentoo-pr</c></ti>
326 <ti>Mailinglist for all Gentoo public-relation discussion</ti>
327 <ti></ti>
328</tr>
329<tr>
330 <ti><c>gentoo-qa</c></ti>
331 <ti>Discussions about QA and its improvement within Gentoo</ti>
332 <ti></ti>
333</tr>
334<tr>
335 <ti><c>gentoo-devrel</c></ti>
336 <ti>Gentoo Developer Relations mailing list</ti>
337 <ti></ti>
338</tr>
339<tr>
340 <ti><c>gentoo-userrel</c></ti>
341 <ti>Gentoo User Relations mailing list</ti>
342 <ti></ti>
343</tr>
344<tr>
345 <ti><c>gentoo-council</c></ti>
346 <ti>Gentoo Council mailing list</ti>
347 <ti></ti>
348</tr>
349<tr>
350 <ti><c>gentoo-mirrors</c></ti>
351 <ti>Announcements and discussion among Gentoo mirror admins and developers regarding releases and other issues</ti>
352 <ti></ti>
353</tr>
354<tr>
355 <ti><c>gentoo-perl</c></ti>
356 <ti>Discussion of perl on Gentoo</ti>
357 <ti></ti>
358</tr>
359<tr>
360 <ti><c>gentoo-java</c></ti>
361 <ti>Discussion about Java on Gentoo</ti>
362 <ti></ti>
363</tr>
364<tr>
365 <ti><c>gentoo-science</c></ti>
366 <ti>Discussion on science-related applications and integration in Gentoo</ti>
367 <ti></ti>
368</tr>
369<tr>
370 <ti><c>gentoo-accessibility</c></ti>
371 <ti>Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/desktop/accessibility/">Gentoo Accessibility Project</uri></ti>
372 <ti></ti>
373</tr>
374<tr>
375 <ti><c>gentoo-uk</c></ti>
376 <ti>Discussion within United Kingdom developers and UK based events organisation</ti>
377 <ti></ti>
378</tr>
379<tr>
380 <ti><c>gentoo-au</c></ti>
381 <ti>Discussion within Australian developers and local events organisation</ti>
382 <ti></ti>
383</tr>
384<tr>
385 <ti><c>gentoo-soc</c></ti>
386 <ti>Discussion on Gentoo activities related to Google's Summer of Code</ti>
387 <ti></ti>
388</tr>
389<tr>
390 <ti><c>gentoo-lisp</c></ti>
391 <ti>Discussion about Lisp on Gentoo</ti>
392 <ti></ti>
393</tr>
394<tr>
395 <ti><c>gentoo-vdr</c></ti>
396 <ti>Discussion about VDR on Gentoo</ti>
397 <ti></ti>
398</tr>
399<tr>
400 <ti><c>gentoo-nfp</c></ti>
401 <ti>The Gentoo NFP/Trustees Mailing list</ti>
402 <ti>calchan,dabbott,fox2mike,neddyseagoon,quantumsummers,rich0,robbat2</ti>
403</tr>
404<tr>
405 <ti><c>gentoo-scm</c></ti>
406 <ti>Discussion about migration of primary Gentoo repositories to alternate SCMs.</ti>
407 <ti></ti>
408</tr>
409<tr>
410 <ti><c>gentoo-pms</c></ti>
411 <ti>Discussion about the Gentoo Package Manager Specification.</ti>
412 <ti></ti>
413</tr>
414<tr>
415 <ti><c>gentoo-guis</c></ti>
416 <ti>Discussion about <uri link="/proj/en/guis/">Gentoo specific gius development and user support</uri></ti>
417 <ti></ti>
418</tr>
419<tr>
420 <ti><c>gentoo-genkernel</c></ti>
421 <ti>Discussion about development of genkernel</ti>
422 <ti></ti>
423</tr>
424</table>
425
426</body>
427</section>
428<section>
177 <title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title> 429<title>Non-English Mailing Lists</title>
178 <body> 430<body>
431
179 <table> 432<table>
180 <tr> 433<tr>
181 <th>List name</th> 434 <th>List name</th>
182 <th>Description</th> 435 <th>Description</th>
436 <th>Moderators</th>
183 </tr> 437</tr>
184 <tr> 438<tr>
185 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti> 439 <ti><c>gentoo-user-de</c></ti>
186 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti> 440 <ti>deutschsprachige Gentoo User Diskussionsliste</ti>
441 <ti>dertobi123</ti>
187 </tr> 442</tr>
188 <tr> 443<tr>
444 <ti><c>gentoo-user-br</c></ti>
445 <ti>Brazilian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
446 <ti></ti>
447</tr>
448<tr>
449 <ti><c>gentoo-user-el</c></ti>
450 <ti>Greek Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
451 <ti></ti>
452</tr>
453<tr>
189 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti> 454 <ti><c>gentoo-user-es</c></ti>
190 <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti> 455 <ti>Lista para la ayuda y discusion de usuarios hispano-hablantes de Gentoo</ti>
456 <ti></ti>
191 </tr> 457</tr>
192 <tr> 458<tr>
193 <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti> 459 <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> 460 <ti>French Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
199 </tr> 461 <ti></ti>
200 <tr> 462</tr>
463<tr>
201 <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti> 464 <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti>
202 <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti> 465 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
203 </tr> 466 <ti></ti>
204 <tr> 467</tr>
468<tr>
205 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti> 469 <ti><c>gentoo-user-id</c></ti>
206 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti> 470 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
471 <ti></ti>
207 </tr> 472</tr>
208 <tr> 473<tr>
474 <ti><c>gentoo-user-nl</c></ti>
475 <ti>Dutch Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
476 <ti></ti>
477</tr>
478<tr>
479 <ti><c>gentoo-user-pl</c></ti>
480 <ti>Polish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
481 <ti></ti>
482</tr>
483<tr>
484 <ti><c>gentoo-user-cs</c></ti>
485 <ti>Czech and Slovak Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
486 <ti></ti>
487</tr>
488<tr>
209 <ti><c>gentoo-user-hu</c></ti> 489 <ti><c>gentoo-user-ru</c></ti>
210 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti> 490 <ti>Russian Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
491 <ti></ti>
211 </tr> 492</tr>
212 <tr> 493<tr>
213 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti> 494 <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> 495 <ti>Turkish Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
496 <ti></ti>
215 </tr> 497</tr>
216 <tr> 498<tr>
217 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti>
218 <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
219 </tr>
220 <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> 499 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-de</c></ti>
230 <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 500 <ti>German Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
501 <ti></ti>
231 </tr> 502</tr>
232 <tr> 503<tr>
233 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti> 504 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-el</c></ti>
505 <ti>Greek Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
506 <ti></ti>
507</tr>
508<tr>
509 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-es</c></ti>
510 <ti>
511 Lista de correo dedicada a la traduccion y creacion de documentacion en
512 Espanol de Gentoo
513 </ti>
514 <ti></ti>
515</tr>
516<tr>
517 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fi</c></ti>
518 <ti>Finnish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
519 <ti></ti>
520</tr>
521<tr>
522 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-fr</c></ti>
523 <ti>French Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
524 <ti></ti>
525</tr>
526<tr>
527 <ti><c>gentoo-docs-it</c></ti>
528 <ti>Italian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
529 <ti></ti>
530</tr>
531<tr>
532 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-pl</c></ti>
234 <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 533 <ti>Polish Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
235 </tr> 534 <ti></ti>
236 <tr> 535</tr>
237 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti> 536<tr>
238 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti> 537 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-ru</c></ti>
239 </tr> 538 <ti>Russian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
539 <ti></ti>
540</tr>
240 </table> 541</table>
542
241 </body> 543</body>
242 </section> 544</section>
243 <section> 545<section>
244 <title>Other Mailing Lists</title> 546<title>Other Mailing Lists</title>
245 <body> 547<body>
548
246 <table> 549<table>
247 <tr> 550<tr>
248 <th>List name</th> 551 <th>List name</th>
249 <th>Description</th> 552 <th>Description</th>
553 <th>Moderators</th>
250 </tr> 554</tr>
251 <tr> 555<tr>
252 <ti><c>libconf</c></ti> 556 <ti><c>libconf</c></ti>
253 <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti> 557 <ti>For the discussion of libconf development</ti>
558 <ti></ti>
254 </tr> 559</tr>
255 <tr> 560<tr>
256 <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti> 561 <ti><c>bug-wranglers</c></ti>
257 <ti>Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers</ti> 562 <ti>
563 Special-purpose list for the Gentoo Bug Wranglers. This mailing list is by
564 invite only. If you are interested in joining, simply get active on
565 bugzilla and help our existing members wrangle bugs. You'll get noticed and
566 invited to be a bug-wrangler in due course.
567 </ti>
568 <ti></ti>
258 </tr> 569</tr>
570<tr>
571 <ti><c>gentoo-test</c></ti>
572 <ti>For testing of the list management software (restricted list)</ti>
573 <ti></ti>
574</tr>
575<tr>
576 <ti><c>gentoo-core</c></ti>
577 <ti>Internal Gentoo developer discussions (non-development, restricted list)</ti>
578 <ti></ti>
579</tr>
580<tr>
581 <ti><c>gentoo-foundation-announce</c></ti>
582 <ti>Legally required announcements of the Gentoo Foundation to foundation members (restricted &amp; moderated list)</ti>
583 <ti>dabbott,neddyseagoon,quantumsummers,rich0,robbat2</ti>
584</tr>
585<tr>
586 <ti><c>gentoo-infrastructure</c></ti>
587 <ti>Internal Gentoo Infrastructure project list (restricted list)</ti>
588 <ti></ti>
589</tr>
590<tr>
591 <ti><c>gentoo-trustees</c></ti>
592 <ti>Internal Gentoo Foundation Trustees discussions (restricted list)</ti>
593 <ti></ti>
594</tr>
259 </table> 595</table>
596
260 </body> 597</body>
261 </section> 598</section>
599<section>
600<title>Inactive, Closed Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
601<body>
602
603<p>
604Archives still exist but these lists are closed for new posts.
605</p>
606
607<table>
608<tr>
609 <th>List name</th>
610 <th>Description</th>
611</tr>
612<tr>
613 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-id</c></ti>
614 <ti>Indonesian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
615</tr>
616<tr>
617 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-lt</c></ti>
618 <ti>Lithuanian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
619</tr>
620<tr>
621 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-hu</c></ti>
622 <ti>Hungarian Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
623</tr>
624<tr>
625 <ti><c>gentoo-doc-nl</c></ti>
626 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Documentation Translation List</ti>
627</tr>
628<tr>
629 <ti><c>gentoo-forum-translations</c></ti>
630 <ti>Gentoo Forums translations list</ti>
631</tr>
632<tr>
633 <ti><c>gentoo-translators</c></ti>
634 <ti>For discussion of document translation issues</ti>
635</tr>
636<tr>
637 <ti><c>gentoo-arm</c></ti>
638 <ti>Discussions about running Gentoo on the ARM architecture</ti>
639</tr>
640<tr>
641 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn</c></ti>
642 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
643</tr>
644<tr>
645 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-de</c></ti>
646 <ti>German Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
647</tr>
648<tr>
649 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-es</c></ti>
650 <ti>Spanish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
651</tr>
652<tr>
653 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-fr</c></ti>
654 <ti>French Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
655</tr>
656<tr>
657 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-nl</c></ti>
658 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
659</tr>
660<tr>
661 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-pl</c></ti>
662 <ti>Polish Gentoo Weekly Newsletter</ti>
663</tr>
664<tr>
665 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-admin</c></ti>
666 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter - administratriva for English authors (restricted list)</ti>
667</tr>
668<tr>
669 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-admin-de</c></ti>
670 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter - administratriva for German translations (restricted list)</ti>
671</tr>
672<tr>
673 <ti><c>gentoo-gwn-admin-es</c></ti>
674 <ti>Gentoo Weekly Newsletter - administratriva for Spanish translations (restricted list)</ti>
675</tr>
676<tr>
677 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn</c></ti>
678 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn)</ti>
679</tr>
680<tr>
681 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-de</c></ti>
682 <ti>German Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-de)</ti>
683</tr>
684<tr>
685 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-es</c></ti>
686 <ti>Spanish Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-es)</ti>
687</tr>
688<tr>
689 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-fr</c></ti>
690 <ti>French Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-fr)</ti>
691</tr>
692<tr>
693 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-nl</c></ti>
694 <ti>Dutch Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-nl)</ti>
695</tr>
696<tr>
697 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-pl</c></ti>
698 <ti>Polish Gentoo Monthly Newsletter (shared with gentoo-gwn-pl)</ti>
699</tr>
700<tr>
701 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-admin</c></ti>
702 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter - administratriva for English authors (shared with gentoo-gwn-admin, restricted list)</ti>
703</tr>
704<tr>
705 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-admin-de</c></ti>
706 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter - administratriva for German translations (shared with gentoo-gwn-admin-de, restricted list)</ti>
707</tr>
708<tr>
709 <ti><c>gentoo-gmn-admin-es</c></ti>
710 <ti>Gentoo Monthly Newsletter - administratriva for Spanish translations (shared with gentoo-gwn-admin-es, restricted list)</ti>
711</tr>
712<tr>
713 <ti><c>gentoo-dev-lang</c></ti>
714 <ti>Discussion of programming language support and related issues in Gentoo</ti>
715</tr>
716<tr>
717 <ti><c>gentoo-ia64</c></ti>
718 <ti>For Gentoo Linux/ia64 user support and discussion</ti>
719</tr>
720<tr>
721 <ti><c>gentoo-scire</c></ti>
722 <ti>
723 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/scire/">Systems Configuration,
724 Installation and Replication Environment Project</uri>
725 </ti>
726</tr>
727<tr>
728 <ti><c>gentoo-media</c></ti>
729 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo media packages</ti>
730</tr>
731<tr>
732 <ti><c>gentoo-xbox</c></ti>
733 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo for Xbox</ti>
734</tr>
735<tr>
736 <ti><c>gentoo-cygwin</c></ti>
737 <ti>For Gentoo cygwin user support and discussion</ti>
738</tr>
739<tr>
740 <ti><c>www-redesign</c></ti>
741 <ti>Dedicated to the development of the new Gentoo website</ti>
742</tr>
743<tr>
744 <ti><c>gentoo-installer</c></ti>
745 <ti>
746 Discussion about the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/installer/">Gentoo Linux
747 Installer Project</uri>
748 </ti>
749</tr>
750<tr>
751 <ti><c>gentoo-performance</c></ti>
752 <ti>Discussions about improving the performance of Gentoo</ti>
753</tr>
754<tr>
755 <ti><c>gentoo-extreme-security</c></ti>
756 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo Extreme Security project</ti>
757</tr>
758<tr>
759 <ti><c>gentoo-gnustep</c></ti>
760 <ti>Discussion about GNUstep on Gentoo</ti>
761</tr>
762<tr>
763 <ti><c>gentoo-osx</c></ti>
764 <ti>Discussion about Gentoo on OSX project (merged to gentoo-alt list)</ti>
765</tr>
766<tr>
767 <ti><c>gentoo-cvs</c></ti>
768 <ti>Commit emails for CVS (merged to gentoo-commits list)</ti>
769</tr>
770<tr>
771 <ti><c>gentoo-proctors</c></ti>
772 <ti>Discussions of the Gentoo Proctors project (restricted list)</ti>
773</tr>
774<tr>
775 <ti><c>gentoo-user-kr</c></ti>
776 <ti>Korean Gentoo User Mailing List</ti>
777</tr>
778<tr>
779 <ti><c>gnap-dev</c></ti>
780 <ti>Discussion about development of the Gentoo GNAP project</ti>
781</tr>
782<tr>
783 <ti><c>tenshi-announce</c></ti>
784 <ti>Announcements about the Gentoo Tenshi project</ti>
785</tr>
786<tr>
787 <ti><c>tenshi-dev</c></ti>
788 <ti>Discussion about development of the Gentoo Tenshi project</ti>
789</tr>
790</table>
791
792</body>
793</section>
262 </chapter> 794</chapter>
263 795
264 <chapter> 796<chapter>
265 <title>Archives</title> 797<title>Archives</title>
266 <section> 798<section>
267 <body> 799<body>
268 <p>We used to host our own mail archives, but that got pretty boring fast. 800
801<p>
802Gentoo mailing list archives are collected on <br/>
803<uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org">archives.gentoo.org</uri>.
804</p>
805
806<p>
269 The following sites host pretty decent archives of most of the mailing lists, 807The 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/> 808<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> 809<uri link="http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/">MARC: Mailing list ARChives</uri><br/>
810<uri link="http://www.mail-archive.com">Mail-Archive</uri>
811</p>
812
274 </body> 813</body>
275 </section> 814</section>
276 </chapter> 815</chapter>
277 816
278 <chapter> 817<chapter>
279 <title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title> 818<title>Mailing List Mini-FAQ</title>
280 <section> 819<section id="faq">
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> 820<body>
282 821
283 <body><p>To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, 822<p>
284 <c>ezmlm/idx</c> supports a concept known as "aliases," allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can also be used to 823<b>I subscribed to a list using my home email address, but I can't post to
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>, 824the list from work. What do I do to fix this?</b>
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>) 825</p>
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 826
827<p>
828To reduce spam, all of our lists are configured to only allow posts from
829official subscriber email addresses. Fortunately, <c>mlmmj</c> supports "nomail"
830subscriptions, allowing you to register alternate email addresses that can be
831used only for posting to the list. Here's an example of how this works. Let's
832say you subscribed to the <c>gentoo-dev</c> list as <c>jim@home.com</c>, but
833you'd also like to post to the list using your <c>james@work.com</c> email
834address. To do this, send a message (as <c>james@work.com</c>) to
835<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. 836to post to <c>gentoo-dev</c> using both your home and work email addresses.
289 </p></body> 837</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>
297 838
298 <section> 839<p>
840In line with the original spam reduction goal, if you post to the list from a
841non-subscribed address, your mail will be delivered to <path>/dev/null</path>.
842You will <b>not</b> receive any bounce message from our servers. This prevents
843spammers from forging your address to get a bounce delivered to you.
844</p>
845
846<p>
299 <title>I want to switch from regular delivery to digest delivery. How do I do this?</title> 847<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 848this?</b>
301 sending empty emails to the following two addresses:</p> 849</p>
850
851<p>
852Unsubscribe from the normal list and then subscribe to the digest list. For
853list <c>listname</c>, this would be done by sending empty emails to the
854following two addresses:
855</p>
856
302 <p><c>listname-unsubscribe@gentoo.org</c><br/> 857<p><c>listname+unsubscribe@lists.gentoo.org</c><br/>
303 <c>listname-digest-subscribe@gentoo.org</c> 858<c>listname+subscribe-digest@lists.gentoo.org</c>
304 </p></body> 859</p>
305 </section>
306 860
307 861<p>
308 <section>
309 <title>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</title> 862<b>How do I use procmail to filter Gentoo mailing list messages?</b>
863</p>
864
865<p>
310 <body><p>To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following <c>procmail</c> recipe:</p> 866To filter incoming mail arriving from list <c>listname</c>, use the following
311 <pre> 867<c>procmail</c> recipe:
868</p>
869
870<pre caption="Sample procmail recipe">
312:0: 871:0:
313* ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org 872* ^List-Id:.*listname\.gentoo\.org
314Mail/listname 873Mail/listname
315 </pre> 874</pre>
875
876<p>
316 <p>This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list manager emails.</p> 877This is identical to how you'd filter incoming <e>Mailman</e> mailing list
878manager emails.
879</p>
880
881<p>
882<b>Miscellaneous list policies.</b>
883</p>
884
885<p>
886HTML email is discouraged, but not forbidden (there are some MUA, specifically
887web-based that make it very hard to disable HTML entirely). Beware that some
888users may have their recieving side configured to hide HTML entirely, so it
889might look like you are ignored, especially if you sent HTML-only email. In
890order of preference, you should endeavour to send: text/plain, multipart with
891text/plain before text/html, text/html. MIME is acceptable and widely used.
892</p>
893
894<p>
895Please do not send any vacation or out of office messages to the list. In the
896interests of reducing list spam, if you set any auto-responding message that
897goes to the lists, we will unsubscribe your account from ALL lists. Any
898previously subscribed addresses that send mail server messages to the lists will
899also be removed.
900</p>
901
902<p>
903Do not cross-post when sending messages to a list! Sending the same message to
904more than one list at a time leads to fragmentation of the thread when some
905people reply on one list, and some on another list. There's no guarantee that
906the recipients of your message are on both lists. Choose just one list when
907sending a message.
908</p>
909
910<note>
911For general email list etiquette, <uri
912link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an
913excellent primer.
914</note>
915
916<p>
917<b>My question isn't answered above, whom do I ask for help?</b>
918</p>
919
920<p>
921If you need additional help beyond the above, please
922<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">
923file a bug</uri>, or contact <c>listname+owner@lists.gentoo.org</c>
924</p>
317 </body> 925</body>
318 </section> 926</section>
927</chapter>
928
929<chapter>
930<title>Privacy policy &amp; disclaimer</title>
931<section id="privacy_policy">
932<body>
933
934<p>
935The mailing lists are public forums, except for lists explicitly otherwise.
936For lists explicitly marked private or restricted, all of the following except
937web archives are applicable.
938</p>
939
940<p>
941All emails sent to the lists are distributed both to the list subscribers and
942copied to the <uri link="http://archives.gentoo.org/">Gentoo archives</uri>,
943for people to browse or search without the need to be subscribed.
944</p>
945
946<p>
947There may be other places where lists are distributed — please make sure you
948never send any confidential or unlicensed material to the lists. This includes
949things like e-mail addresses. Of particular note is the fact that spammers,
950viruses, worms etc have been known to abuse e-mail addresses posted to our
951mailing lists.
952</p>
953
954<p>
955Gentoo maintains the mailing lists in good faith and will take steps to curb
956all noticed abuse and maintain uninterrupted normal service. At the same time,
957Gentoo is not responsible for all mailing list posts or anything that may
958happen in relation to them.
959</p>
960
961<p>
962These policies are based on the <uri
963link="http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/disclaimer"> policies of the Debian
964mailing lists</uri>.
965</p>
966
967</body>
968</section>
319 969
320</chapter> 970</chapter>
321</mainpage> 971</mainpage>

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