Mailing Lists


Mailing Lists

There are a number of public mailing lists for people interested in Evergreen open source library software - general, governance, documentation,taskforces, development & commits. There is also one private security list used to report and discuss security vulnerabilities without disclosing those problems until a fix is available.

Mailing Lists Policy

In the interests of transparency everything on the mailing lists is public and logged.

Technically, administrators can delete things, but the content may be mirrored, has feeds and is in the Google cache & other search engines indexes, so deleting something doesn’t make it go away. Our policy is to leave the archives alone except in exceptional cases. Please send a request promptly to feedback@evergreen-ils.org if you believe you are the exception.

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Security Mailing List

To report a vulnerability to the Evergreen security vulnerability mailing list, please email your report to open-ils-security@esilibrary.com.

General Mailing List

Evergreen General Discussion List

This is the general-topic, (usually) non-technical list for the Evergreen community — Evergreen users, librarians, library workers, library users, developers, fellow travelers, or people just plain curious about Evergreen. As of October, 2008, this list had over 500 members. Its traffic is moderate.

General means general. Posts range from discussions about possible new features to quick questions about implementation. There is no such thing as a “dumb” question or comment for the Evergreen general list. If you’re thinking the question, chances are, you’re in good company. Ask, and you give other members of the Evergreen community an opportunity to share their growing knowledge.

To subscribe to the Evergreen general discussion list, go to http://libmail.georgialibraries.org/mailman/listinfo/open-ils-general

Governance Mailing List

Evergreen Oversight Board List

This list is for the Evergreen Oversight Board discuss matters relating to the Evergreen Project.

To subscribe, go to http://list.evergreen-ils.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/eg-oversight-board

Evergreen Governance Discussion List

The Governance Committee used this list to discuss matters relating to the Evergreen Software Foundation.

The Evergreen Governance Discussion archives are available at http://list.georgialibraries.org/pipermail/evergreen-governance-l/

Evergreen Documentation

Evergreen Documentation Discussion List

This list is for planners, technical writers, trainers, documentation contributors, etc. participating in or interested in following the progress of the Evergreen documentation project.

To subscribe, go to http://libmail.georgialibraries.org/mailman/listinfo/open-ils-documentation

Evergreen Users

Evergreen Cataloging List

This list is for catalogers and technical services staff using the Evergreen ILS for discussion of cataloging related issues, workflows and to coordinate cataloging related development of the ILS.

To subscribe, go to http://list.evergreen-ils.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/evergreen-catalogers

Evergreen Task Forces

Evergreen Web Team List

This list is for discussion regarding the Evergreen website and other related topics.

To subscribe, go to http://list.evergreen-ils.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/evergreen-web-team

Evergreen Reports Taskforce List

This list is for members of the Reports Taskforce which aims to establish a framework for sharing reports and improving the reporting system in Evergreen.

To subscribe, go to http://list.evergreen-ils.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/evergreen-reports

Technical Lists

Evergreen Development Discussion List

This list is for patches and technical discussions about Evergreen and OpenSRF development. Messages and responses are often in the shorthand common to this culture.

To subscribe, go to http://libmail.georgialibraries.org/mailman/listinfo/open-ils-dev

Evergreen System Administrators List

The discussion list for System Administrators of the Evergreen open source library software.

To subscribe, go to http://list.evergreen-ils.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/evergreen-admin

Evergreen SVN commit list

This list tracks the full diff of every commit to the Evergreen Subversion repository.

To subscribe, go to open-ils-commits

OpenSRF SVN commit list

This list tracks the full diff of every commit to the OpenSRF Subversion repository.

To subscribe, go to opensrf-commits