Re: What does support mean? (Re: Exim4 with a Goddady account)
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 01:18:00 +1300, Chris Bannister (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 10:40:39AM +0000, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 11:43:28PM +1300, Chris Bannister wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 12:43:07PM +0000, Bob Cox wrote:
> > > > I have used Postfix for years (I have a static IP etc and send and
> > > > receive direct-to-mx) but no doubt exim would do the job just as well
> > > > and as it's the Debian default it really should have more support
> > > > available on this list.
> > >
> > > The last clause of that sentence indicates a deep misunderstanding.
> > >
> > > As more people go from Windoze --> Ubuntu --> Debian, it becomes more
> > > important to not nurture the idea that debian-user is *the* front line
> > > help desk.
> > You seem to confuse Bob Cox for the OP.
> See http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2009/01/msg02168.html
> But please, It was not meant as a character assassination.
> > If you read the context, you'll see that Bob actually pointed out a
> > specific technical issue, and then hoped someone more exprinced with
> > Exim will comment.
> The clause "as it's the Debian default it really should have more
> support available on this list."
> Also, just because Exim4 is the Debian default, why does that mean it
> should have *more* "support" than, say, postfix or any other MTA.
> Hope this explains.
Oh dear. I apologise for my sloppy grammar. When I said "as it's the
Debian default it really should have more support available on this
list", I did *not* mean that it "ought have more support" - I meant
that I assumed there *would* be more support available - simply because
of its greater number of users.
Bob Cox. Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, UK.
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