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authorThomas Schwinge <tschwinge@gnu.org>2007-12-22 14:45:59 +0100
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+# On Posting
+
+Before asking a question on a list, first make an effort to find the answer
+to your question. When you ask your question, (1) be details, and (2) demonstrate
+that you have made an effort, e.g., "I am having trouble frobbing the foo. I
+searched the web and only found information regarding how to frob a bar, but
+that seems unrelated."
+
+List etiquette is to cc the sender and anyone **actively** involved in the
+discussion. Some people don't like this and they set their reply-to header
+appropriately. Respect this.
+
+It is rarely appropriate to cc multiple lists. Sometimes it is. In that case,
+do so. If in doubt, don't; just choose the single most appropriate list.
+
+
+# Main Lists
+
+The lists are [[unmoderated]] and most of them are hosted on
+<http://lists.gnu.org/>. Try to post to the appropriate mailing list.
+
+* [bug-hurd](http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-hurd) -- Technical
+ discussion and bug reports; main development list.
+* [hurd-devel](http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/hurd-devel) -- Low-traffic
+ developers list. (This list is *moderated* and *restricted*; subscribe to
+ [hurd-devel-readers](http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/hurd-devel-readers)
+ instead.)
+* [help-hurd](http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-hurd) -- Hurd-specific
+ questions; for users of the Hurd.
+* [web-hurd](http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/web-hurd) -- Discussion of
+ the <http://hurd.gnu.org/> website and this wiki.
+
+* [l4-hurd](http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/l4-hurd) -- Discussion
+ regarding a possible [[design_successor|hurd/ng]] to the Hurd.
+
+* [debian-hurd](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/) -- Discussion around
+ and questions regarding the [[Debian_GNU/Hurd|hurd/running/debian]]
+ distribution.
+* [gnu-system-discuss](http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss)
+ -- Discussion about the [[GNU_system|hurd/running/gnu]].
+
+Some of the Hurd user groups listed on [[community]] also host additional
+mailing lists.
+
+
+# Related
+
+* [[IRC]]