[TUHS] man-page style

Grant Taylor gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Sun Dec 2 07:26:34 AEST 2018

On 12/1/18 12:53 PM, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:
>> As for the configuration: when Norman Wilson moved to Toronto, he 
>> implemented some form of little language for configuring sendmail, 
>> treating it somewhat as an assembly language.
> Not from Norman (I'm pretty sure), there was a program called 'ease' 
> that did just that. Using it, I wrote a sendmail config file *from scratch* 
> for the computing center and math/cs system at Emory U, where I worked 
> at the time.

Where can I find out more about 'ease' and what Normal wrote & used?

I'm quite fond of m4, which I picked up from Sendmail < 20 years ago.

> Because of that, the Morris worm totally passed us by. :-)


> I think that I have literally forgotten more about sendmail than most 
> people ever know, and I'm totally OK with that. :-)

I do think that I've gotten a better understanding of email, and SMTP in 
general, than some of my coworkers thanks to Sendmail and my pursuit of 
making it work.

Grant. . . .
unix || die

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