Re: Debian recommended software
* "Edward" == Edward Betts <email@example.com> wrote:
Edward> MDA: procmail
Edward> This is standard priority, but exim is not configured to use it, people have
Edward> to mess with .forward files.
exim has its own filter facility, that is easier to understand and use
by new users.
Edward> list server: smartlist
Edward> Needs modifications to exim.conf found on the www.exim.org homepage to
Edward> function well.
I use smartlist myself, but I heard others (like mailman) are
better. The Exim list uses mailman IIRC.
Edward> ftp server: proftp/wuftp
Edward> what is the difference? proftp has security holes,
had not has. Or are you aware of any open ones?
Edward> web server: apache
It is the most used one. One could argue if this is the best one for
Edward> Do the task-* packages go some way to solving this problem?
At least partly. I made the explicit request not to include all
editors available, but only one, when an editor should be part of the
task. Therefore, the maintainer of the task package makes a choice for
the user selecting the package.