Newbie why is dovecot classified diff then sendmail or courier

Peter Chiochetti pch at
Tue Sep 29 07:39:56 UTC 2015

Am 2015-09-29 um 06:58 schrieb David Niklas:
> Hello, this is probably a dumb question, but I can't for the life of me
> figure out why sendmail and courier are classified universally as
> network-mail-mta whereas dovecot is in places like network-mail-general
> or some such place.
> I'm concerned that I'm looking into the wrong software for an mail
> transport/delivery agent.

Hello David, has 
the global scheme. There may be better guides for newbies, but it lays 
out the terms used. Dovecot appears here


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