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authorEric Wong <e@80x24.org>2021-11-04 03:40:33 +0000
committerEric Wong <e@80x24.org>2021-11-04 07:03:48 +0000
commit174588f860f4ecda1896559928b6c72bf2857832 (patch)
tree4434208a83f73c2b22dc6f3703820875b4de9aae /Documentation
parentafd4be5163b39050ac9892b8a511f11f417acf7b (diff)
public-inbox-imapd, public-inbox-watch, and marketing.txt all
exist, now.
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/design_notes.txt b/Documentation/design_notes.txt
index 71f6b77a..3df5af3e 100644
--- a/Documentation/design_notes.txt
+++ b/Documentation/design_notes.txt
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ Use existing infrastructure
 * public-inbox can coexist with existing mailing lists, any subscriber
   to the existing mailing list can begin delivering messages to
-  public-inbox-mda(1)
+  public-inbox-mda(1) or public-inbox-watch(1)
 * public-inbox uses SMTP for posting.  Posting a message to a public-inbox
   instance is no different than sending a message to any _open_ mailing
@@ -72,11 +72,12 @@ Why git?
 * git is distributed and robust while being both fast and
   space-efficient with text data.  NNTP was considered, but does not
   support delta-compression and places no guarantees on data/transport
-  integrity.  However, a read-only NNTP gateway is implemented.
+  integrity.  However, read-only IMAP and NNTP gateways are implemented.
 * As of 2016, git is widely used and known to nearly all Free Software
   developers.  For non-developers it is packaged for all major GNU/Linux
-  and *BSD distributions.  NNTP is not as widely-used nowadays.
+  and *BSD distributions.  NNTP is not as widely-used nowadays, and
+  most IMAP clients do not have good support for read-only mailboxes.
 Why perl 5?
@@ -142,6 +143,8 @@ What sucks about public-inbox
 * some (mostly GUI) mail clients cannot set In-Reply-To headers
   properly without the original message.
+* marketing - as it should: <https://public-inbox.org/marketing.txt>
 Scalability notes
@@ -151,5 +154,5 @@ problems solved.
-Copyright 2013-2021 all contributors <meta@public-inbox.org>
+Copyright all contributors <meta@public-inbox.org>
 License: AGPL-3.0+ <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.txt>