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Re: None of the Above (was Re: Sendmail still default?)



On Sun, 19 Oct 2008 21:26:24 +0200
Karel Zak <kzak redhat com> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 11:37:16AM -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > Anybody trying to argue for the politics of Exim/Postfix/Sendmail as
> > default choice is ignoring the reality... 
> 
>  (+1)
> 
>  Good point, but don't forget that Fedora is pretty ambivalent
>  distribution. It's a "desktop distribution" where some people want to
>  disable non-X console and other people use postfix, port packages to
>  s390, maintain GFS2 stuff and Spacewalk -- and finally it should be a
>  base for Red Hat Enterprise distribution :-)

I'm all in favor having any and all of those as options.
Really.
For the people who want to run a mail server, they absolutely should.
But those already have to significantly customize their OS already.
Installing a MTA of their choice as part of that is no big deal,
and probably entirely expected by those who really want to run a mail
server.

But I stand by: The default: none of the above.



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