Mailing Lists

Mailing-lists are a great way to keep your finger on the pulse of the Ruby community.

Ruby has four primary English speaking mailing lists:

This is the most popular mailing-list and deals with general topics about Ruby. (Archives, Posting Guidelines, Community Archive)
This list deals with core and implementation topics about Ruby, often used to run patches for review. (Archives)
This list is for discussing documentation standards and tools for Ruby. (Archives)
This list reports all commits to Ruby’s Subversion repository.
The comp.lang.ruby Newsgroup
Those who prefer Usenet over mailing lists will want to checkout the comp.lang.ruby newsgroup. (FAQ)

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