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Re: Bug#202869: Should MUA only Recommend mail-transfer-agent?

* Andreas Jellinghaus [Wed,  6 Aug 2003 at 00:27 +0200]
> mutt can do many nice things without /usr/sbin/sendmail.
> a dependency is set if something is always required,
> a recommends if is required for the common use, and
> a suggestion is used if it improved the functionality.
> so depending on mail-transport-agent is wrong,
> the recommendation is fine.
Mutt can read mail without an MTA, but cannot send mail without one.
Whether sending mail is considered simply "common use" or is a core
functionality has been and certainly will be nit-picked. Your argument
rests on the former. 

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