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Re: initial mail setup proposal was: Re: Please participate in popularity-contest

On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 11:43:44AM -0400, Justin Pryzby wrote:
> `dnsdomainname` is an interesting default; of course its not guaranteed
> to work (for me its just my local host name).  Probably you already have
> something on your system saying "use this to send mail" (a "smarthost").
> Otherwise, none of these would have worked.
> Another option would be to do a dnslookup on 'smtp-server', which seems
> to get used sometimes.

If you're going to rely on non-standard naming conventions like that, you're
gonna have a bad time...

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