The sad tale of qmail
Posted Aug 24, 2006 4:55 UTC (Thu) by felixfix
Parent article: A comparison of Mail Transfer Agents - Part One
It had so much promise, but that damned license has hobbled it. I was very happy with it when I switched so many years ago, but it has stagnated and is a mess. One of its problems is the mailing list, full of smug arrogant people whose politest answers are the absolute bare minimum of words to tell which cryptic piece of documentation was not fully read and digested, missing the point that the person asking wants advice, not the barest man pages in existence. They are complete, but only as a reference, with almost no guidance as to why you might want to do something.
I sometimes think qmail's greatest benefit is showing how wonderful the GPL is.
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