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From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: [Savannah-cvs] administration/docs/hacking_savannah hacking_sa...
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 16:15:58 -0400

CVSROOT:        /cvsroot/administration
Module name:    administration
Changes by:     Sylvain Beucler <address@hidden>        04/10/07 20:08:58

Modified files:
        docs/hacking_savannah: hacking_savannah.texi 

Log message:
        Fixed Texinfo, added section on mail archiving policies, removed 
everybody but em from the frontpage since I am currently the only writing this 
documentation (casual contributors are still listed in the list of copyright 


Index: administration/docs/hacking_savannah/hacking_savannah.texi
diff -u administration/docs/hacking_savannah/hacking_savannah.texi:1.55 
--- administration/docs/hacking_savannah/hacking_savannah.texi:1.55     Wed Oct 
 6 20:52:39 2004
+++ administration/docs/hacking_savannah/hacking_savannah.texi  Thu Oct  7 
20:08:58 2004
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 \input texinfo   @c -*-texinfo-*-
address@hidden $Id: hacking_savannah.texi,v 1.55 2004/10/06 20:52:39 Beuc Exp $
address@hidden $Id: hacking_savannah.texi,v 1.56 2004/10/07 20:08:58 Beuc Exp $
 @comment %**start of header
 @include version.texi
@@ -9,7 +9,6 @@
 This manual (version @value{VERSION}, edition @value{EDITION},
 @value{UPDATED}) is about, a place where GNU lives.
address@hidden by lexical order so as to avoid wars
 @indent Copyright @copyright{} 2004 Sylvain address@hidden
 @indent Copyright @copyright{} 2004 Michael address@hidden
@@ -40,12 +39,7 @@
 @title Hacking
 @subtitle for version @value{VERSION}, @value{UPDATED}
address@hidden @bullet{} The Savannah Hackers 
address@hidden & The Gna! Staff (@email{}):
address@hidden Sylvain Beucler     (@email{})
address@hidden Michael Flickinger (@email{})
address@hidden Elfyn   McBratney  (@email{})
address@hidden Mathieu Roy        (@email{})
address@hidden Sylvain Beucler  & al. (@email{})
 @vskip 0pt plus 1filll
@@ -1078,6 +1072,7 @@
 * Access to     
 * Creating a new list::         
 * Moving a list::               
+* Archives policies::           
 @end menu
 @node Access to, Creating a new list, Mailman Administration, 
Mailman Administration
@@ -1119,7 +1114,7 @@
 To actually create the list, run the following commands from the shell:
-$ ./ @var{listname} {gnu|nongnu}
+$ ./ @var{listname} @{gnu|address@hidden
 @end example
 The following is what we did before the script, ie what the script
@@ -1202,7 +1197,7 @@
 And that's it.
address@hidden Moving a list,  , Creating a new list, Mailman Administration
address@hidden Moving a list, Archives policies, Creating a new list, Mailman 
 @section Moving a list
@@ -1224,6 +1219,32 @@
 @end itemize
address@hidden Archives policies,  , Moving a list, Mailman Administration
address@hidden Archives policies
+That's something I wrote to a user:
+Well, I'd tend to think public mailing list, as publicly available
+information, can be mirrored by anybody. It also reduces the load of
+I do not see that as bad. Anybody can subscribe to your list, so why
+not a program? Besides, archivum still can mirror your list archives
+by 'wget -r'ing the HTML archives.
+There is no precise licensing guidelines for mailing-lists, so I would
+say each author is responsible of the contents he wrote, and in the
+case of a public list, agreed for its diffusion on the net.
+If publicity is a problem for you, you can turn you mailing-list as
+private; the archives will then only be available to the lists
+members. Note that old messages will remain public.
address@hidden quotation
 @node Some Savannah tasks, Frequent support requests, Mailman Administration, 
 @chapter Some Savannah tasks

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