Re: Exim (was Re: Qmail)
> Exim is an MTA written by a member of the Cambridge University
> Computing Service, as a kind of `son of Smail' (but with completely
> new source code). Key features:
> * Internet only (no UUCP &c, unlike Smail and Sendmail).
How is that a "feature"? Lack of UUCP is a serious problem for those in a
situation like me, who depend upon it! At my location, it is the only
reasonable mail/news feed available. I am all for including more packages in
Debian. I think it's great there could be more MTAs included with Debian.
But let's be honest about what we're including please.
On a different note, there has been a lot of criticism over Sendmail's
configuration file. I agree that sendmail.cf is a file that I would never
want to edit, but please be aware that Sendmail includes macros that let you
write a short, human-readable configuration that can be converted into a
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