Re: Idea: making it easier to change DEBCONF_PRIORITY
On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 12:21:17PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> The problem is that there is no way to automatically determine the
> "best choice".
> There are common setups contradicting each other,
Can you name them?
I can only think of one, really (all mail gets sent through a smarthost,
and there should be rewriting so that local mail ends up with the right
mailbox at the ISP or webmail service), but I could be missing some.
> and the only way to reliably determine which setup does apply to the
> local situation is to ask the user.
I agree; however, I'm not convinced that the way exim4 currently does
this is the most appropriate one.
> Frankly, I don't think that there is any chance of simplifying the
> setup of exim4. mail is rocket science,
Certainly not. Everone uses it; it's ubiquitous.
> and it should be avoided in a newbie setup - they tend to only use web
> mail anyway.
So, then cater for a default configuration that keeps that in mind.
Fun will now commence
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