Proposed addition to the mail section of the handbook
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Fri Dec 12 18:05:45 UTC 2003
Chris Pepper wrote:
> At 10:56 AM -0500 2003/12/02, Bill Moran wrote:
>> Josef El-Rayes wrote:
>>> should this really be covered by the handbook? isn't
>>> the handbook a resource for freebsd specific topics?
>> I belive the handbook should have this section. There are many
>> circumstances where a FreeBSD machine will need to do mail
>> in a "send-only" capacity. Users should be able to find documentation
>> on how to make it work.
>> Perhaps the handbook is not the correct place for this? I'm open
>> to suggestions, but the handbook was the best place I could find.
> I think this is worth listing. There should be something in the
> Handbook so people looking there learn it's possible to send mail
> without a fully-configured sendmail installation. It would also be fine
> to put this content into the FAQ, and link to it from Chapter 20
> (Electronic Mail), but is probably easier to maintain if it's in the
> Handbook proper. It's certainly not doubling the size of the Handbook. ;)
Thanks for the support, Chris.
> Looking at the rendered
> <http://www.potentialtech.com/wmoran/handbook/outgoing-only.html>, I see
> a few issues (perhaps already fixed in source):
>> Your computer is a desktop machine, but you'll want to use FreeBSD
>> programs such as .
> Is send-pr not appearing here for some reason?
Oops ... typo, I've fixed it.
>> but needs to pass off all mail to a mail relay for processing.
> s/mail to a mail relay/mail to a relay/
> s/your agreement probably forbids/your agreement may forbid/
Done, thank you much.
In case anyone is curious, I'm going to wrap this up and submit a PR for
it. I haven't got a lot of feedback, and it's only been a tiny bit
negative, we'll see what the comitters think.
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