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Re: switching from exim to postfix

Vincent Lefevre <vincent@vinc17.net> wrote:

>On 2012-05-02 15:00:36 +0200, Andrew Shadura wrote:
>> Hello,
>> On Wed, 2 May 2012 10:06:31 +0100
>> Jon Dowland <jmtd@debian.org> wrote:
>> > On Wed, May 02, 2012 at 08:44:12AM +0200, Andrew Shadura wrote:
>> > > No it doesn't if 8BITMIME annouces are turned off!
>> > If exim receives an 8 bit mail, even if it hadn't announced
>> > in the EHLO response, it will relay that message verbatim to other
>> > hosts.
>> But it won't receive it at all if the sender is standards-compliant.
>True for SMTP. But what if exim received an 8-bit mail by another
>mean (e.g. on the command line via the sendmail command)?

Then it's irrelevant to the discussion. It's a local system issue and it's up to the local administrator. Internet standards have nothing to do with it.

Scott K

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