Re: default MTA for sarge
On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 12:37:30AM +0200, Joey Hess wrote:
> > There's still Exim 3. I agree that having to switch to a text-only program
> > rather than another instance of debconf is visually unappealing and likely
> > hindering for automated installations, and that it is software that's dead
> > upstream, but Exim 3's exim.conf files are reasonably well done, it's not
> > hard to keep pressing enters for newbies, and the whole process and
> > documentation are obviously better tested than with the new Exim.
> > Which isn't to say that Exim 4 can't improve to become perfectly suitable,
> > or that e.g. Postfix can't improve to become perfectly suitable, but
> > there's no reason to make these decisions months before the release even
> > looks near.
> So you're sayng that exim4 is not well enough tested relative to exim3,
> but that we can just wait to get it tested until just before release.
Just because it's not selected right now that doesn't mean it would
receive no testing, how exactly do you infer otherwise?
Perhaps less testing with d-i snapshots initially (which just means less
unsuspecting audience, not necessarily _real_ testers), but later it can be
introduced into that as well.
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