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Re: Bug#352535: ITP: gitmail -- Very simple graphical mail user agent for sending mail (GTK)

On Tue, 2006-02-14 at 01:16 +0200, Jari Aalto wrote:
> Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> writes:
> > Scripsit Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net>
> >
> >>>From http://gitmail.sourceforge.net/ :
> >>     This piece of software allows to send e-mails to any person 
> >>     over the net with a fake email address, and also a fake name.
> >
> > Is this a feature, even? I should think all regular MUAs in Debian
> > happily allow the user to put anything he wants in the From line --
> > they had better, as a MUA running on a NATted box with no global FQDN
> > of its own has no way of knowing _any_ guaranteed-to-work sender
> > address.
> >
> > There does not appear to be anything one can do with this software
> > that is not straightforwardly possible with an off-the-shelf MUA
> > that can be configured to send to a smarthost rather than to a local
> > MTA.
> The text is diretly form the developer's page. I'll improve the
> description, since there is nothing special on it.
> The speciality is the small size + GUI to send mail. Useful for
> low end harware (166Mhz / 64 M mem).

But that's just it.  It's for *sending* mail only.  What is the
purpose of a GUI for sending mail?

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA

"In cases of defense 't is best to weigh/The enemy more mighty
than he seems."

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