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

On Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 05:04:43PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> 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?

ssmtp seems to be its competitor, not nullmailer. (ssmtp and msmtp
appear to provide /usr/bin/sendmail only, while nullmailer appears to
provide port 25 only.)

But otherwise it's a good question..

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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