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Re: please deactivate services by default!



On Wednesday 24 September 2008 22:38:34 Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Colin Walters <walters verbum org> said:
> > On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 5:31 PM, Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net> wrote:
> > > What about mail clients like (IIRC) mutt that don't have an SMTP client
> > > built in?
> >
> > You can install sendmail or some other server.
>
> If that's the expected way, then there should have been an announcement
> so everything that requires SMTP (like mutt) can be modified to have
> "Requires: smtpdaemon".

Surely the SMTP server isn't absolutely required to be on localhost? I never 
send any mail via localhost SMTP, it's all done through my company's mail 
servers or the Google ones for personal mail.


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