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Re: Sending using my @debian.org in gmail

On Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:17:51 -0500, Alexandre Viau <aviau@debian.org>
>Debian could provide MTAs and force DDs to use them if they want to send
>from a @debian email. I would consider this reasonable.
>The "flexibility" of sending mails from any MTA isn't really relevant if
>you ask me. I could configure gmail to send mails trough Debian-hosted
>SMTP servers and still use gmail to send my emails.
>The real answer to "everyone can send from debian.org addresses" isn't:
>"this is a generic email problem". The answer is: "Debian has this
>problem because it wants to support everyone's workflows and configs".
>It just isn't true that the common user wants to be able to send emails
>from any MTA. Power users might, but the common user is happy to
>configure its mail client however you tell him to.

DDs are - per definition - power users.

If I could vote for which idea Debian mail admin time is dedicated
(which I cannot since Debian admins are volunteers and can choose what
to work on), I'd vote for better spam filtering on
@packages.debian.org and @alioth-lists.debian.net, probably using the
crossassassin mechanism that @lists.debian.org already uses.

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