Re: /usr/sbin/sendmail specification proposal, draft 4
On Wed, 1 Dec 1999, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously email@example.com wrote:
> > Then is the ultimate goal to create a GNU libmta.so or libmapi.so for
> > UNIX/Linux? Could we note this in the LSB specification that this is
> > what is needed for consistency, then create an LSB/GNU todo to have a new
> > subproject created?
> Do we really want to start a new project, suddenly announce it to be
> the standard and then expect everyone to jump to it because the LSB
> says so? That sounds like the best way to make it fail.. the focus
> should be on documenting and standardizing existing, well-known
In places where there isn't any existing common practice, then we should
identify the need, and encourage someone to go off and work on it, even
providing early feedback.
I agree though that we shouldn't standardize on the results until the
community adopts it first (or in parallel).
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