`ip-name' and `hostname'

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Wed Apr 12 03:16:51 UTC 2000

Richard Kettlewell <richard at elmail.co.uk> writes:

> You have to use `ip-name' to specify the hostname in incoming.conf and
> `hostname' for the same purpose in innfeed.conf.

> ..or is it the other way around.  This seems unnecessarily confusing;
> wouldn't it be better to use one word for this purpose everywhere
> (probably with old names for the same thing supported for backwards
> compatibility)?

Yes, agreed.  I'll put this on the general to-do list.

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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