On Monday 24 March 2008 06:23:32 am Douglas A. Tutty wrote: > I've only used Exim because it's debian's default. Exim v.3 was quite > simple to set up. Exim v.4 became far more complicated, so much so that > debian made a debconf front-end to configuring it. I still had to make > some tweaks but it works. Exim v.3 also used debconf. The debconf configurator just got more attention in exim4-config. > I've heard comments from respected frequent posters on this list both > that they use postfix and that debian's decision to have Exim as default > was controversial. I have a hard time making heads or tails of postfix, but transitioning to exim from the former default (smail) was a snap back in the day. > Just from a documentation perspective, Exim has its doc in one long > spec.txt file whereas Postfix has a nice html book. I believe exim is maintaining it in docbook. spec.txt is the same as the documentation found in a far friendlier format on exim.org or in exim4-doc, etc; I've seen exim documentation in a wide variety of formats. -- Paul Johnson firstname.lastname@example.org
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