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Re: Why did Debian bundle exim instead of postfix or sendmail as the Default MTA?

Steve Lamb wrote:
> TAC Forums wrote:
>> Does anyone know why Debian bundled EXIM instead of Postfix or
>> Sendmail as the default MTA?
>     Because, IIRC, at the time Sendmail wasn't considered secure (security
> audit still in process) & postfix too new.  Exim was a stable, well-known and
> tested MTA.
>     However the best answer is that you check the archives.  The choice was
> made close to a decade ago so very few people reading D-U currently will have
> participated in the discussion and fewer still are likely to remember it.

I guess much hasn't changed in a decade with regard to MTAs.

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