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Mailing Lists in the Helix Community


Mailing lists in Helix Community are probably the best way for users of the community to interact. They are the best tools for users to get appraised of the exciting things that are going on, get their development and product related questions answered or sometimes just get general information about the community, its components and its processes. All Helix developers are part of the mailing lists and are hence the mailing lists are the first recourse to getting more information about Helix DNA components, getting your problems solved and getting deeply involved in the community.

Here is how you can participate in the Helix Community mailing lists. (Note that some lists are non-public lists and would require you to log-in)

Get Started...

  • Join the Announce Lists (recieve only):

  • Announce lists are mechanisms for distribution of important developments and announcements from various project owners in the community. These are low-traffic(<10 emails/month), usually public lists that users should be a member of so they stay abreast of the most recent developments in HelixCommunity.org.

  • open-announce
  • Announcements of new releases and other major project events in the community - about processes, and programs Subscribe to this list
  • helix-client-announce
  • Announcements of new releases and other major project events for the helix DNA client Subscribe to this list
  • player-announce
  • Announcements of new releases and other major project events regarding the helix player Subscribe to this list
  • producer-announce
  • Major project announcements for the Helix Producer
    Subscribe to this list
  • helix-server-announce
  • Announce list for helix server related news items Subscribe to this list
  • Join the Discuss List (send and receive):

  • Discuss lists are channels for discussion about important community issues. These are reasonably low-traffic (<10 emails/month) public lists that users should be a member of so to stay involved and have a say in community developments.

  • open-discuss
  • General discussion of the Helix concept. Subscribe to this list

Get Involved...

  • Join the Developer Lists (send and receive):

  • Dev lists are developer-focused mailing lists, lists where developers ask and answer questions on topics ranging from Source code availability and build failures to codec implementations and source code optimization. These are fairly high traffic(>50 emails/month) mailing lists that all developers should be a part of.

  • helix-client-dev
  • Main developer discussion list for the Helix DNA Client. Subscribe to this list
  • player-dev
  • The main list for developers to discuss project development issues and requirements for version control. regarding the player Subscribe to this list
  • helix-producer-dev
  • Questions, feature requests & feedback about the SDK Subscribe to this list
  • helix-server-dev
  • Development issues around the Helix DNA Server Subscribe to this list
  • Join the Code-Review Lists (send and receive):

  • These Dev lists are highly developer-focused mailing lists, lists where developers ask and answer questions on topics specific to the individual components and submit code-reviews. These are very high traffic mailing lists(>75 emails/month) that all serious developers should be a part of, especially if you want to keep track of the source-code and what bugs are getting fixed etc.

  • client-dev
  • Discussion list and code-reviews for the Client Engine/Core. Subscribe to this list
  • common-dev
  • Discussion list and code-reviews for the Common components shared between Client, Server and Producer. Subscribe to this list
  • audio-dev
  • Discussion list and code-reviews for the Audio components. Subscribe to this list
  • video-dev
  • Discussion list and code-reviews for the Video components. Subscribe to this list
  • datatype-dev
  • The main list for developers to discuss project development issues and submit code-reviews for the various datatypes Subscribe to this list
  • protocol-dev
  • Developer discussion and code-reviews of protocol issues (RTP, RTSP, SDP, HTTP, etc) Subscribe to this list
  • clientapps-dev
  • Discussion list and code-reviews for the Client Applications like SimplePlayer and SymbianPlayer. Subscribe to this list
  • filesystem-dev
  • Discussion list and code-reviews for the File System Components like Local/HTTP filesystem. Subscribe to this list

Get Going...

  • Join the Code-Commit Lists (receive only):

  • These lists are highly developer-focused mailing lists, and are receive-only. If you want to be a fly in the wall and receive notifications and diffs of all the source-code that has been checked in to the Code-base, then these lists are for you. Please be aware that they are very very high-traffic(>100 emails/month).

  • client-cvs
  • CVS Commits for the Client Engine/Core. Subscribe to this list
  • common-cvs
  • CVS Commits for the Common components shared between Client, Server and Producer. Subscribe to this list
  • audio-cvs
  • CVS Commits for the Audio components. Subscribe to this list
  • video-cvs
  • CVS Commits for the Video components. Subscribe to this list
  • datatype-cvs
  • CVS Commits for the various datatypes Subscribe to this list
  • protocol-cvs
  • CVS Commits of protocol issues (RTP, RTSP, SDP, HTTP, etc) Subscribe to this list
  • clientapps-cvs
  • CVS Commits for the Client Applications like SimplePlayer and SymbianPlayer. Subscribe to this list
  • filesystem-cvs
  • CVS Commits for the File System Components like Local/HTTP filesystem. Subscribe to this list
  • server-cvs
  • CVS Commits for server components
    Subscribe to this list

More information on all mailing lists in HelixCommunity.org can be obtained by visiting the HelixCommunity.org Mailing list page.