[Dovecot] dovecot user

Stan Hoeppner stan at hardwarefreak.com
Sat Mar 27 06:49:13 EET 2010

Timo Sirainen put forth on 3/26/2010 7:36 AM:
> On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 20:01 +1000, Noel Butler wrote:
>>>>> "dovehole" - you go inside dovecot via a hole, right?
>>>> That is downright pornographic.  "dovehole" - "lovehole"?
>>>> "dovenest" isn't totally horrible (close), but "dovehole" is ...  
>>>> just not
>>>> right at all.
>>> dovetail
>> +1
> Tail just doesn't make much sense to me. Also it's not completely free
> of pornographic associations either. :)

No, no, totally free of pornographic connotation.  Dovetail is a type of
woodworking joint.  That's what the vast majority of people on planet earth
will associate "dovetail" with anyway.


> So my last idea: doveless. "It's less of a dovecot process." To me it
> seems closer to perfect as anything I've seen so far.

Or how about just "dovel", a crafty word smithing merge of dovecot+shovel?
Although I'm unsure of any parallels between the work done by this thing and
that performed by a shovel.  ;)  Still, it's catchy.


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