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Re: Sendmail still default?



On Sat, 2008-10-18 at 15:50 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > On Sat, 2008-10-18 at 12:03 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> > 
> >> And did anyone have an actual problem with sendmail other than noticing 
> >> it taking time to start the daemon in the boot sequence.  That's a 
> >> problem that can be solved on its own since you don't really need a 
> >> daemon then.
> >>
> >> Removing mail from the expected services is just the wrong thing to do, 
> >> especially if the reasoning is that the service isn't understood or used 
> >> to advantage.  Add a setup for a root alias in firstboot and a mail 
> >> notifier in the gnome panel to make the system more useful instead of less.
> >>
> > 
> > I never said anything about removing mail. I only said that making
> > postfix the default doesn't mean losing functionality.
> 
> It would have been earlier, but if in fact the current version is 
> capable of running MimeDefang as a milter maybe they are finally equivalent.
> 

for a couple of years now:

http://advosys.ca/viewpoints/2006/08/postfix-supports-milter/

-sv



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