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@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ Traditional mailing lists use the "push" model.  List servers deliver
 content via SMTP to other mail servers used by readers of the mailing
 list.  For readers, this requires commitment to subscribe to the list
 and extra effort to unsubscribe.  New readers may also have difficulty
-following existing discussions if archives do not expose Message-Id
+following existing discussions if archives do not expose Message-ID
 headers for responses.  List server admins are also burdened with
 occasional bounce messages.
@@ -37,12 +37,12 @@ Casual readers may also follow the list via Atom feed or web archives.
 _Anybody_ may also setup a delivery-only mailing list server to replay
 a public-inbox git archive to subscribers via SMTP.
-[1] http://ssoma.public-inbox.org/
+[1] http://ssoma.public-inbox.org/README
-* anybody may participate by emailing the public address
-* stores email in git, so readers have a full history of the mailing list
+* anybody may participate via plain-text email to the public address
+* stores email in git, readers have a full archive of the mailing list
 * Atom feed allows casual readers to follow via feed reader
 * Mail user-agent (MUA) users may use Maildir, mbox(5) and/or IMAP locally
 * uses only well-documented and easy-to-implement data formats
@@ -53,20 +53,13 @@ Requirements (Atom, read-only client)
 Requirements (participant)
-* ssoma - http://ssoma.public-inbox.org/
+* ssoma - http://ssoma.public-inbox.org/INSTALL
 * any MUA which may send text-only emails ("git send-email" works!)
 * participants do not need to install public-inbox, only server admins
-Requirements (server MDA)
-* git
-* MTA - postfix is recommended
-* Perl and several modules:
-    - Email::Filter
-    - XML::Atom::SimpleFeed
-* ssoma - http://ssoma.public-inbox.org/
-* SpamAssassin (optional, recommended)
-* CGI-capable HTTP server (optional, recommended for Atom feed and archives)
+Requirements (server)
@@ -81,7 +74,7 @@ Contact
 We are happy to see feedback of all types via plain-text email.
 public-inbox discussion is self-hosting on public-inbox.org
 Please send comments, user/developer discussion, patches, bug reports,
-and pull requests to our public-inbox.org address at:
+and pull requests to our public-inbox address at: