FSFE mailinglists (was: Languages, was: German software licensing law)

Jeroen Dekkers jeroen at vrijschrift.org
Thu Oct 13 14:38:04 UTC 2005

At Thu, 13 Oct 2005 15:07:21 +0200,
Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 03:42:11PM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> > ObTopic-ish, Catalan, Spanish, Irish, Dutch, Romanian, Swedish and
> > pan-European English lists are hosted on mail.fsfeurope.org while 
> > French, Portuguese, German, UK-specific English and Dutch are on
> > http://savannah.gnu.org/mail/?group=fsfe - any plans to unify more?
> This has technical reasons and historical reasons.
> We wanted to used Savannah more and unify the infrastructure.
> Savannah took a break after being broken into where we still needed
> infrastructure. Savannah and FSFE still could need more help by
> hackers with their infrastrucure.

Not that I've a lot of time, but what's needed? I don't remember
seeing anything about hackers/BOFHs on the FSFE website, only
translators and webmasters.
> > (I would be happy not to subscribe as "English (USA)" too.)
> Each list administrator can enable the installed languages for Mailman.
> E.g. fsfe-de has German enabled so you can select this.
> Other list administrators will have done the same I assume.
> As far as I know there is no other English language sets for Mailman 
> so far. (See http://www.list.org/i18n.html.)
> So if you want "English (EN)" you would need to create it first.

I think they should just drop the "(USA)" part.

Jeroen Dekkers

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