cvs commit: LFS/BOOK/chapter01 alfsdiscuss.xml blfsbook.xml blfsdev.xml blfssupport.xml howtopost.xml lfsannounce.xml lfsbook.xml lfschat.xml lfsdev.xml lfssecurity.xml lfssupport.xml maillists.xml

gerard at linuxfromscratch.org gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jan 2 18:14:21 PST 2003


gerard      03/01/02 21:14:21

  Modified:    BOOK/chapter01 alfsdiscuss.xml blfsbook.xml blfsdev.xml
                        blfssupport.xml howtopost.xml lfsannounce.xml
                        lfsbook.xml lfschat.xml lfsdev.xml lfssecurity.xml
                        lfssupport.xml maillists.xml
  Log:
  applied seth's mailinglist changes
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.7       +1 -4      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/alfsdiscuss.xml
  
  Index: alfsdiscuss.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/alfsdiscuss.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.6
  retrieving revision 1.7
  diff -u -r1.6 -r1.7
  --- alfsdiscuss.xml	31 May 2002 12:03:05 -0000	1.6
  +++ alfsdiscuss.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.7
  @@ -1,10 +1,7 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>alfs-discuss</title>
   
  -<para>The alfs-discuss list discusses the development of ALFS, which is short
  -for Automated Linux From Scratch. The goal of this project is to develop an
  -installation tool that installs an LFS system automatically, thus speeding
  -up compilation by taking away the need to manually enter the commands.</para>
  +<para>The alfs-discuss list is for discussion of ALFS development.</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.4       +5 -4      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/blfsbook.xml
  
  Index: blfsbook.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/blfsbook.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.3
  retrieving revision 1.4
  diff -u -r1.3 -r1.4
  --- blfsbook.xml	31 May 2002 12:03:05 -0000	1.3
  +++ blfsbook.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.4
  @@ -1,10 +1,11 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>blfs-book</title>
   
  -<para>The blfs-book list is used by the BLFS-BOOK editors to co-ordinate
  -the maintenance of the BLFS book, such as XML source code issues and the
  -like. Actual discussion on what should be added and removed should take place 
  -on blfs-dev.</para>
  +<para>The blfs-book list is used for coordinating
  +the BLFS Book's maintenance.
  +Traffic on it is mostly Bugzilla and CVS commit messages.
  +It is important that all development discussion
  +of interest to the Book's users take place on blfs-dev, not here.</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.3       +1 -6      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/blfsdev.xml
  
  Index: blfsdev.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/blfsdev.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.2
  retrieving revision 1.3
  diff -u -r1.2 -r1.3
  --- blfsdev.xml	31 May 2002 12:03:05 -0000	1.2
  +++ blfsdev.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.3
  @@ -1,12 +1,7 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>blfs-dev</title>
   
  -<para>The blfs-dev mailing list discusses development of the
  -BLFS-BOOK (Beyond LFS). This is the maillist to submit bug reports,
  -and make suggestions to improve the BLFS book.</para>
  -
  -<para>Requests for help with programs beyond the base LFS build and setup
  -(not just those in the BLFS book) should be made in blfs-support.</para>
  +<para>The blfs-dev list is for discussion of BLFS Book development.</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.4       +15 -3     LFS/BOOK/chapter01/blfssupport.xml
  
  Index: blfssupport.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/blfssupport.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.3
  retrieving revision 1.4
  diff -u -r1.3 -r1.4
  --- blfssupport.xml	28 Sep 2002 21:08:28 -0000	1.3
  +++ blfssupport.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.4
  @@ -1,9 +1,21 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>blfs-support</title>
   
  -<para>The blfs-support list handles support requests for any software
  -that is not built or installed in the LFS book. Any software beyond what is
  -installed as part of the base LFS system can be discussed here.</para>
  +<para>The blfs-support list is for the BLFS Book and beyond.
  +
  +It includes requests for help following the BLFS Book,
  +requests for help with packages not (yet) in
  +either the LFS Book or the BLFS Book,
  +and other requests and discussion concerning software
  +that might be installed on an LFS system.
  +
  +It does not include topics such as
  +the price of beer, what hardware to buy,
  +or GNU versus BSD or Microsoft versus Linux flamewars.
  +These belong on lfs-chat,
  +and since blfs-support is high traffic,
  +please follow this rule strictly.
  +</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.3       +4 -9      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/howtopost.xml
  
  Index: howtopost.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/howtopost.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.2
  retrieving revision 1.3
  diff -u -r1.2 -r1.3
  --- howtopost.xml	19 Sep 2002 03:14:39 -0000	1.2
  +++ howtopost.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.3
  @@ -1,17 +1,12 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>How to post to a list</title>
   
  -<para>You do not need to be subscribed to a mailing list in order to post to it.
  -However, if you post to a list you're not subscribed to, make sure you
  -mention this in your email so the list members can put you in the CC:
  -header of an email in order for you to receive the replies.</para>
  -
   <para>The post address for a list is in the format of
   <emphasis>listname at linuxfromscratch.org</emphasis> where
  -<emphasis>listname</emphasis> can be one of the lists in the Available lists
  -section above. Examples of post addresses are 
  -<emphasis>lfs-dev at linuxfromscratch.org, lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org and
  -blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org</emphasis>.</para>
  +<emphasis>listname</emphasis> is one of the above lists names.
  +Example post addresses are 
  +<emphasis>lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org and</emphasis>
  +<emphasis>blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org</emphasis>.</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.6       +3 -7      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfsannounce.xml
  
  Index: lfsannounce.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfsannounce.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.5
  retrieving revision 1.6
  diff -u -r1.5 -r1.6
  --- lfsannounce.xml	21 Sep 2001 19:46:27 -0000	1.5
  +++ lfsannounce.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.6
  @@ -1,13 +1,9 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>lfs-announce</title>
   
  -<para>The lfs-announce list is a moderated list. It can be subscribed to, but
  -you can't post any messages to this list. This list is used to announce
  -new stable releases. The lfs-dev list will carry information about
  -development releases as well. If a user is already on the lfs-dev 
  -list, there's little use subscribing to
  -this list as well because everything that is posted to the lfs-announce
  -list will be posted to the lfs-dev list as well.</para>
  +<para>The lfs-announce list is a moderated list for those who want
  +notification of new stable releases
  +without the higher traffic of lfs-dev.</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.3       +4 -3      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfsbook.xml
  
  Index: lfsbook.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfsbook.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.2
  retrieving revision 1.3
  diff -u -r1.2 -r1.3
  --- lfsbook.xml	21 Sep 2001 19:46:27 -0000	1.2
  +++ lfsbook.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.3
  @@ -1,9 +1,10 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>lfs-book</title>
   
  -<para>The lfs-book list is used by the LFS-BOOK editors to co-ordinate
  -lfs-book's maintenance, like XML issues and the like. Actual discussion
  -on what should be added and removed take place on lfs-dev.</para>
  +<para>The lfs-book list is used for coordinating the LFS Book's maintenance.
  +Traffic on it is mostly Bugzilla and CVS commit messages.
  +It is important that all development discussion
  +of interest to the Book's users take place on lfs-dev, not here.</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.2       +5 -3      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfschat.xml
  
  Index: lfschat.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfschat.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.1
  retrieving revision 1.2
  diff -u -r1.1 -r1.2
  --- lfschat.xml	15 Mar 2002 22:51:24 -0000	1.1
  +++ lfschat.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.2
  @@ -1,9 +1,11 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>lfs-chat</title>
   
  -<para>The lfs-chat list is a hangout place for members of the LFS Community 
  -(that includes you as well) and just chat about stuff. Doesn't even have to
  -be computer related. Anything goes, nothing is off-topic.</para>
  +<para>The lfs-chat list is the place for community chatter.
  +It's a place where anything goes, nothing is off-topic.
  +You can discuss the price of beer or what hardware to buy.
  +Even GNU versus BSD and Microsoft versus Linux flamewars
  +are okay in lfs-chat.</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.2       +1 -6      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfsdev.xml
  
  Index: lfsdev.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfsdev.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.1
  retrieving revision 1.2
  diff -u -r1.1 -r1.2
  --- lfsdev.xml	21 Sep 2001 19:46:27 -0000	1.1
  +++ lfsdev.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.2
  @@ -1,12 +1,7 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>lfs-dev</title>
   
  -<para>The lfs-dev mailing list discusses matters strictly related to the
  -LFS-BOOK. If problems with the book come up, a bug or two need to be
  -reported, or suggestions to improve the book should be made, 
  -this mailing list is the right one.</para>
  -
  -<para>Requests for help should go to lfs-support or blfs-support.</para>
  +<para>The lfs-dev list is for discussion of LFS Book development.</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.5       +4 -3      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfssecurity.xml
  
  Index: lfssecurity.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfssecurity.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.4
  retrieving revision 1.5
  diff -u -r1.4 -r1.5
  --- lfssecurity.xml	22 Jul 2001 19:05:06 -0000	1.4
  +++ lfssecurity.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.5
  @@ -1,9 +1,10 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>lfs-security</title>
   
  -<para>The lfs-security mailing list discusses security-related matters. 
  -Security concerns or security problems with a package used by LFS,
  -should be addressed on this list.</para>
  +<para>The lfs-security list discusses security issues.
  +Vulnerability alerts, configuration questions, 
  +security related packages, and other things to do with secure systems
  +are appropriate on this list.</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.3       +4 -4      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfssupport.xml
  
  Index: lfssupport.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/lfssupport.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.2
  retrieving revision 1.3
  diff -u -r1.2 -r1.3
  --- lfssupport.xml	28 Sep 2002 21:08:28 -0000	1.2
  +++ lfssupport.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.3
  @@ -1,10 +1,10 @@
   <sect2>
   <title>lfs-support</title>
   
  -<para>The lfs-support mailing list provides support to users building an
  -LFS system as far as the end of the main book. Requests for help with
  -installing software beyond the base system should go to the blfs-support
  -list.</para>
  +<para>The lfs-support list is the place to get help
  +following the instructions in the LFS Book itself.</para>
  +
  +<para>If you're finished with the LFS Book, use blfs-support instead.</para>
   
   </sect2>
   
  
  
  
  1.13      +3 -3      LFS/BOOK/chapter01/maillists.xml
  
  Index: maillists.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvsroot/LFS/BOOK/chapter01/maillists.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.12
  retrieving revision 1.13
  diff -u -r1.12 -r1.13
  --- maillists.xml	15 Mar 2002 22:51:24 -0000	1.12
  +++ maillists.xml	3 Jan 2003 02:14:20 -0000	1.13
  @@ -13,12 +13,12 @@
   
   <listitem><para>lfs-announce</para></listitem>
   
  -<listitem><para>lfs-security</para></listitem>
  -
   <listitem><para>lfs-book</para></listitem>
   
   <listitem><para>lfs-chat</para></listitem>
   
  +<listitem><para>lfs-security</para></listitem>
  +
   <listitem><para>alfs-discuss</para></listitem>
   
   <listitem><para>blfs-dev</para></listitem>
  @@ -32,9 +32,9 @@
   &c1-ma-lfssupport;
   &c1-ma-lfsdev;
   &c1-ma-lfsannounce;
  -&c1-ma-lfssecurity;
   &c1-ma-lfsbook;
   &c1-ma-lfschat;
  +&c1-ma-lfssecurity;
   
   &c1-ma-alfsdiscuss;
   
  
  
  
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