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Re: RFC: Making mail-transport-agent Priority: optional



Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> Bob Proulx wrote:
> > Doesn't popcon itself send reports by email?  Meaning that 100% of all
> > reports from popcon have an MTA installed?
> 
> No, popcon can also report through HTTP.

Ah...  Very good.  I stand corrected.  And what's more, looking it
over it appears that using http is now the default.[1]

Thanks!
Bob

[1] In the /usr/share/doc/popularity-contest/FAQ.gz file:

Q) How can I prevent popularity-contest from sending reports via email?

A) This is not recommended. Reports are sent by email only when the HTTP
submission fails, which is generally caused by a temporary lack of internet
connectivity. By contrast, reports sent by email are stored in the mail server
queue until the internet connectivity is back.

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