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Re: postfix as default-mta? [Re: Bug#508644: new release goal default-mta?]

also sprach Peter Eisentraut <petere@debian.org> [2009.05.09.1142 +0200]:
> There are really two orthogonal things being discussed here: One question is 
> whether the default MTA should be a full or proper implementation versus a 
> tiny and limited implementation (or -- the latest idea -- none at all).  The 
> other is whether, if the full implementation is chosen, it should be Exim or 
> Postfix.  It might lead this argument to a clearer conclusion if those two 
> issues are treated separately.

There's a third, issue, which is #508644: to abstract default-mta
(or similar), to make any such transition feasible in a future-proof

Maybe we ought to concentrate on that first?

I think I am to blame a bit for adding to the fuel of the
postfix-exim4 debate with the doodle link, which just took us away
from the actual discussion. Sorry.

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