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Re: Bug#275685: ITP: msmtp -- smtp client which can be used as a smtp plugin with mutt

Il sab, 2004-10-09 alle 17:04, martin f krafft ha scritto:
> also sprach Julien Louis <arthur51@ifrance.com> [2004.10.09.1616 +0200]:
> > msmtp is an SMTP client that can be used as an "SMTP plugin" for Mutt and
> > probably other MUAs (mail user agents).
> > It forwards mails to an SMTP server (for example at a free mail provider) which
> > does the delivery.
> How does this differ from nullmailer? Why should we have Yet Another
> SMTP client in Debian?

I think it's not a right comparison, nullmail is an MTA. and AFAIK,
msmtp is not an MTA:

> Also, mutt has no concept of plugins. It just calls a script or
> executable to deliver the mail.

I think that msmtp simply will take the place of sendmail binary called
by mutt.


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