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Sahana Mailing Lists

The information below describes and captures the relevance of various topics to different mailing lists. Please read our guideline on mailing list etiquette to better help you work well with the community.


( Subscribe ) All Sahana queries and issues with regard to an understanding, using and administering the Sahana application can be directed to this forum. Discussion can include:

  • Queries on understanding the scope of the Sahana application and what it does
  • Discussions collaborating on configuring and deploying Sahana
  • User feedback on how to better the Sahana application
  • Discussions on better documentation
  • User surveys and general feedback


( Subscribe ) All Sahana contribution related discussions happen on this list, whether it be technical design, coding, QA, documentation, deployment and geeky discussions (even Sahana T-Shirts!). Thus this really represents the project engineering team mailing list. Sahana-maindev discussions include:

  • Sahana development queries, conventions, bugs
  • Sahana architecture, design and schemas
  • Sahana GIS, Mobile
  • Sahana Theme, bugs and QA discussions
  • Sahana resource discussions (e.g. website, hosting, mailing lists)
  • Sahana standards on development, documentation and QA
  • Sahana fun stuff (T-shirts, mascots, gizmos, logos, etc)
  • Anything under the sun with respect to Sahana contribution


( Subscribe ) All Sahana queries and issues with regard to localization or translation efforts for the Sahana application can be directed to this forum. Discussion can include:

  • Discussions on translating and localizing Sahana to different countries
  • Queries on understanding the translation work flow
  • Discussions collaborating with team members or people working on a language already
  • User surveys and general feedback on the whole translation process.


( Subscribe ) This is a related mailing list to Sahana and exists as a place to discuss the humanitarian and emergency management domain related ICT requirements, problems and solutions. This list is for people who do not want to get involved with the technical details on humanitarian-ICT projects. General discussion items include:

  • Humanitarian and Emergency Management problems where ICT can help
  • High level solution strategies (without too much technical depth)
  • Feedback on Humanitarian-ICT systems from a practitioners point of view
  • Non system/project specific requirements definition for problem areas
  • Humanitarian / EM standards, ontologies discussions
  • Humanitarian-ICT system (e.g. Sahana) adoption and promotion recommendations and support

Please do not get into too much technical detail on this list and reserve that for Sahana-maindev

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