current@ and freebsd-current@

Jeremie Le Hen jeremie at
Fri Dec 16 01:50:06 PST 2005


> I see a number of mails cross-posted to current at and
> freebsd-current at, and so get two copies in the freebsd-current
> digest I receive.
> Is there any reason to have two addresses pointing at this list? As far as I
> can see from the web, 'freebsd-current@' is the advertised address. If
> current@ is a legacy hangover, could it be killed?

I suppose both exist for historical reasons.  However the correct
mailing-lists addresses are the form freebsd-*
The simple reason is coherency among all mailing-lists :
freebsd-security at is not the same as security at
which points to the FreeBSD Security Officer (so at IIRC.

Jeremie Le Hen
< jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >

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