From: Jeff Hobbs <jeffh@ActiveState.com> - 2005-05-24 00:04:07
It appears that Russell Owen has done us the favor or getting
a gmane list<>newsgroup. The following is a portion of the
gmane letter to the admin, so others are aware of what's
Gmane is a mail-to-news portal that never expires its messages. It therefore
also functions as a mailing list archive. It's a bi-directional gateway, but
Gmane verifies that its users' email addresses are valid before passing the
messages through the news-to-mail gateway. (Groups can also be made
"read-only", which means that Gmane won't forward any messages at all to the
Gmane can encrypt addresses to make address harvesting difficult, and heeds
X-No-Archive and related headers.
If you wish to import older archives into Gmane, send a message to the Gmane
administrators with the URL of a Unix mbox archive of the mailing list.
The following parameters are set for this mailing list:
* Newsgroup name: gmane.comp.lang.tcl.core
* Mailing list address: tcl-core (at lists sf net)
* Gmane will not forward messages from news to mail
* Address encryption is off
[JH: This has since been turned on]
* Spam detection is on
* The list is described as:
"Tcl Core Team discussions about Tcl development"
* News URL: news://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.tcl.core
* Web URL: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.tcl.core
This newsgroup will be created when the first message from the mailing list
For more information about the Gmane project, go to
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