Commit 8a82d36c authored by Christoph Groth's avatar Christoph Groth
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streamline mailing list information

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------------
The kwant-discuss mailing list is the main public communication platform for
anything related to Kwant: questions, discussions, development, and
announcements. (Bug reports may be also sent, but the preferred way is
described further below on this page.) You can use it in various ways:
topics related to Kwant: questions, discussions, development, and
announcements.
- .. raw:: html
- The simplest way to send a message to the list is to write to
kwant-discuss@python.org.
If you are not subscribed, your message will be held for moderation.
When asking a question,
please follow the usual `recommendations for asking good questions <https://stackoverflow.com/help/how-to-ask>`_.
In particular, please make sure that the topic has not been covered already by searching:
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<form class="form-inline" method="get" action="https://mail.python.org/archives/search">
<div class="input-group col-md-8">
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</div>
</form>
- To subscribe and receive new messages by email: either use the form on the
- You may subscribe to receive all posts to the list by email.
(The volume is seldom more than a dozen messages per week.)
Subscription is done either through a form on the
`kwant-discuss info page
<https://mail.python.org/mailman3/lists/kwant-discuss.python.org/>`_
or simply send
a message to kwant-discuss-join@python.org. (The subject and content
are ignored and may be empty.) To unsubscribe, either use the form at the
bottom of the info page, or send any message to
kwant-discuss-leave@python.org.
- Consult the `kwant-discuss archives on the web
<https://mail.python.org/archives/list/kwant-discuss@python.org/latest>`_.
- Whether you are subscribed or not, you may post to the list simply by sending
email to kwant-discuss@python.org. If you are not subscribed, the message will be held for moderation.
- Please do not hesitate to join the discussion. It’s easy to reply to a
posting even if you are not subscribed (or receiving digests):
Simply click on the button “Reply” at the bottom of a posting.
- In May 2020, thanks to the friendly people at python.org, kwant-discuss was migrated to a Mailman 3 server that offers a much-improved web interface. The complete archives of the list were migrated as well. The `old address of the list <kwant-discuss@kwant-project.org>`_ remains usable: any messages are simply redirected to the new one.
The `Kwant development mailing list
<https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/kwant-devel>`_ has been retired
in 2019. Please use the main list instead, or the other communication channels
listed below (chat and gitlab). The archives of kwant-devel remain searchable:
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or simply by sending anything (even an empty message) to
kwant-discuss-join@python.org.
To unsubscribe, either use the info page,
or send any message to kwant-discuss-leave@python.org.
<form class="form-inline" method="get" action="https://www.mail-archive.com/search">
<div class="input-group col-md-8">
<input type="text" class="form-control" placeholder="Search query" size=25 name="q">
<input type="hidden" name="l" value="kwant-devel@kwant-project.org">
<span class="input-group-btn">
<input class="btn btn-default" type="submit" value="Search kwant-devel">
</span>
</div>
</form>
- The list can be also used as a web forum: `kwant-discuss web interface
<https://mail.python.org/archives/list/kwant-discuss@python.org/>`_.
Announcements mailing list
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info page <https://mail.python.org/mailman3/lists/kwant-announce.python.org/>`_ or
simply send any message to kwant-announce-join@python.org. (The subject
and content are ignored and may be empty.) To unsubscribe, either use the
form at the bottom of the info page, or send any message to
kwant-announce-leave@python.org.
the info page, or send any message to kwant-announce-leave@python.org.
Development chat
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