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Re: Bug#242419: general: need for a webbased BTS

On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 21:59, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Wed, 07 Apr 2004, Frank Gevaerts wrote:
> > Lots of providers block outgoing port 25 for no good reason. I guess
> > most of these also block port 80 to force people to use their proxy,
> > so I don't know if this gains anything.
> Well, hopefully in those cases you can enter your ISP's smtp server,
> which should work instead of the default. [Why many ISPs insist on
> being totally braindead and doing garbage like that is something I'll
> never really understand...]

I do not think it makes sense for ISPs, but in some company networks
that allow windows clients it _does_ make sense, to prevent virii from
spreading out, if the company MTA has a virus scanner.


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