Re: MDA's was: Yet another Linux distribution! :-)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Manoj Srivastava) wrote on 03.05.98 in <email@example.com>:
> >>"Raul" == Raul Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Raul>> email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Sendmail configuration is tough but it is also the best documented
> >> MTA bar none!
Raul>> Please don't confuse lots of documentation for well documented.
> In my opinion, sendmail is well documented *and* has lots of
> documentation. I also fail to find sendmail.cf obfuscatory -- but
> then, I have been writing sendmail.cf files since 1992.
Rewrote a sendmail.cf from scratch (witout any help from m4) in the
eighties. Still think it's the most confusing MTA config I've ever seen.
Smail was about what I wanted while battling sendmail. And Exim is Smail
Raul>> In fact, a useful documentation tactic is to alter the program
Raul>> to make it easier to document.
> Are you saying this has happened to exim? or qmail? or
> sendmail? or is it just a general statement?
Well, you _could_ argue that this is the Smail -> Exim step. But I don't
Sure, Exim can do a lot, but most stuff is really easy to do.
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