git: 9ea0239364 - main - Handbook: Internet resources: misplaced directions

From: Graham Perrin <>
Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2023 17:15:25 UTC
The branch main has been updated by grahamperrin:


commit 9ea0239364177171761eb1af3ddb1709aedf22de
Author:     Graham Perrin <>
AuthorDate: 2023-07-15 17:00:35 +0000
Commit:     Graham Perrin <>
CommitDate: 2023-07-15 17:00:35 +0000

    Handbook: Internet resources: misplaced directions
    Direction about what type of content to post does not belong under 'How
    to Subscribe'.
    Whilst moving text, be more assertive about subscription to
    PR: 264754
 documentation/content/en/books/handbook/eresources/_index.adoc | 7 ++++---
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/eresources/_index.adoc b/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/eresources/_index.adoc
index c8fd50622b..e4324e29b6 100644
--- a/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/eresources/_index.adoc
+++ b/documentation/content/en/books/handbook/eresources/_index.adoc
@@ -78,6 +78,10 @@ The mailing lists are the most direct way of addressing questions or opening a t
 There are a wide variety of lists on a number of different FreeBSD topics.
 Sending questions to the most appropriate mailing list will invariably assure a faster and more accurate response.
+Technical list threads should remain technical.
+All users and developers of FreeBSD should subscribe to the {freebsd-announce}.
 _To test the ability to send email to FreeBSD lists, send a test message to {freebsd-test}._
@@ -116,9 +120,6 @@ At {mailing-lists-url}, click the name of a list to reveal its options.
 To post, after subscribing, send mail to ``.
 The message will be redistributed to list members.
-It is important to keep discussion in the technical mailing lists on a technical track.
-To only receive important announcements, instead join the {freebsd-announce}, which is intended for infrequent traffic.
 === Lists Basic Rules