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Re: Bug#457318: ITP: qmail -- a secure, reliable, efficient, simple message transfer agent

Quoting Kalle Kivimaa <killer@debian.org>:

> Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org> writes:
>> Why was it removed from Debian GNU/Linux in the first place!?
> It's never been in Debian. The source package is in non-free, as the
> license didn't permit binary distribution. See e.g.
> http://packages.debian.org/etch/qmail-src for some explanation.

So what changed? Did Bernstein change his licence!? And can't
the qmail-src maintainer just upload a binary package?

I fail to understand this ITP, and all the objections - wether
or not we SHOULD is not the point as I see it. It's a matter 
of CAN we.. ?

And wether or not Qmail is any good - MY opinion is that it kicks
ANY MTA's but! Postfix and Sendmail both suck big time compared to
the simplicity and speed of Qmail. Opinions are like a butt -
everyone got one (sorry, couldn't remember the English equivalence
of this old Swedish saying - but I asume that the point isn't lost :).

So to be or not to be is irrelevant - the question is: are we
ALLOWED to distribute it or not?

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