[Dovecot] Dovecot documentation WAS: Re: Question regarding Postfix and Dovecot

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Mar 18 18:57:34 EET 2013

On Mon, 2013-03-18 at 18:37 +0200, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > I don't know who "they" is.  Wietse writes all the Postfix documentation
> > himself.  It comes naturally when one performs formal software
> > development, not ad hoc, because documentation precedes coding.  I would
> > assume you do ad hoc development like most 20 somethings, coding on the
> > fly when you get an idea, no formal definitions, no flow charting, no
> > pseudo code, etc.  Correct?  If so this is 99% of the reason the
> > documentation suffers, and this is typical of today's crop of young
> > developers, unfortunately.
> Because it significantly increases development times, and when you're
> basically doing everything yourself there's nobody else reading those
> anyway.

Or actually for the larger changes I do write design docs and usually
send them to this mailing list, e.g.:


So it's not all ad hoc..

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