git: 65045fff70 - main - Contact ( footer): modernisation

From: Graham Perrin <>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2023 06:10:36 UTC
The branch main has been updated by grahamperrin:


commit 65045fff7007c19f8ae49c88d470fcc0e7129ccd
Author:     Graham Perrin <>
AuthorDate: 2023-07-13 06:01:25 +0000
Commit:     Graham Perrin <>
CommitDate: 2023-07-13 06:01:25 +0000

    Contact ( footer): modernisation
    Begin modernising
    The FreeBSD Mall is not the sole provider of commercial support.
    CDROMS and fax machines are quite last century.
    - be true to the title of the page
    - there is no Marketing person, or team
    - Bugmeisters (plural), and so on.
    For general questions:
    - freebsd-questions@ in isolation is too exclusive
    - draw attention to other community options.
    For documentation suggestions:
    - do not publicise the freebsd-doc@ mailto address alone, without also
      hinting about subscriptions
    - do not overlook the GitHub approach to edition.
 website/content/en/mailto.adoc | 29 +++++++++++++++++------------
 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

diff --git a/website/content/en/mailto.adoc b/website/content/en/mailto.adoc
index 131c20e64c..bf4f33bbff 100644
--- a/website/content/en/mailto.adoc
+++ b/website/content/en/mailto.adoc
@@ -1,28 +1,33 @@
-title: "Contacting FreeBSD"
+title: "Contacting the FreeBSD Community"
 sidenav: about
-= Contacting FreeBSD
+= Contacting the FreeBSD Community
-== Questions about FreeBSD...
+link:../community/mailinglists[Mailing lists are the primary communication channel].
-Questions regarding FreeBSD should be addressed to the FreeBSD Questions mailing list,
+Please note, some lists require subscription before posting; posts from non-subscribers may be held in a queue.
-link:../community/mailinglists[Mailing lists] are the primary support channel for FreeBSD users, with numerous mailing lists covering different topic areas. Several non-English mailing lists are also available.
+== Questions about FreeBSD
-== Questions about the contents of this WWW server...
+Write to the {freebsd-questions}; see the link:../community[Community] page for other options.
-Questions or suggestions about our documentation (link:{handbook}[Handbook], link:{faq}[FAQ], link:../docs[Books & Articles], and so forth) should be addressed to the FreeBSD Documentation Project mailing list,
+== Website Content
-== Snail mail, phone and fax
+Questions or suggestions about documentation may be addressed to the {freebsd-doc}.
-For CDROM orders:[The FreeBSD Mall]
+Alternatively, for link:{:main-site}[Documentation Portal] content -- including the (link:{handbook}[FreeBSD Handbook] and link:{faq}[FAQ] -- in-page resources include the option to edit the page in GitHub.
-For commercial support:[The FreeBSD Mall]
+== link:../administration/[FreeBSD Project Administration and Management]
-== link:../administration[Who Is Responsible for What]
+Webmaster Team, Security Team, Postmaster Team, Bugmeisters, and others.
-Marketing, Bugmeister, Security Officer, Postmaster, Webmaster etc.
+== Miscellaneous
+link:../commercial/[Commercial Vendors]
+- amongst these,[The FreeBSD Mall] is a provider of high quality FreeBSD software, documentation, support and services.