> Will this have any effect on receiving the list mails and notifications?
> I'm rather inexperienced with this net work information etc. ;-)
Nope, absolutely not.
Simply the place where the emc2 source is kept changed from cvs.linuxcnc.org
The name change also reflects the versioning system used.
If you don't have a need for the sourcecode then the mentioned change should
be of little value to you.
If you want to grab the source:
* for released versions: you can get the sourcecode using apt-get source
emc2, and from sourceforge.net/projects/emc
* for other versions/new tries/development work: read