For DVB: #linuxtv @ irc.freenode.net
For V4L: #v4l @ irc.freenode.net
Currently, the main development mailing list is hosted at vger.kernel.org. To subscribe, just send an email to email@example.com, with the body of the email containing subscribe linux-media. You may just click here to ask your mailer for generating such email.
We also use a separate mailing list to discuss media workshops and summits.
The firstname.lastname@example.org archives are a available on a few sites:
Subscription on the lists hosted at linuxtv.org
In order to contribute to the development, you can subscribe to one of the mailinglists via the Mailman interface.
We changed the mailing list software from Ecartis to GNU Mailman on Feb. 12 2005, and we now use the list archives integrated into Mailman. Unfortunately this means that the older list archives are not available anymore.
Mailman list archives (starting at Feb. 12 2005):