Bug#321056: [Popcon-developers] Bug#321056: popularity-contest: Description talks about e-mail only, while http is the default.
On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 02:45:55PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Bill Allombert]
> > This need to be fixed. smtp should be the default, http is not
> > reliable enough.
> I suspect you didn't check the code. There is no need to fix
> anything, as http is tried by default on new installations, and the
> script fall back to trying email if http failed.
Ah good. Calling http the default sure is confusing.
> Can you explain what you mean by "http is not reliable enough"? It
> seem to be more reliable than email on a lot of machines.
Any machine that might not be connected to the net when the popcon cron
job run. The email will be queued and sent as soon as a connection
is established (dial-up, pppoe, dhcp, etc.).
Imagine a large red swirl here.