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Re: Why does Debian install Exim4?

Mike Bird wrote:

> On Mon, 2005-12-26 at 17:22, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> humble tech wrote:
>> I've just installed another Debian Stable and I  want to know why on
> earth
>> > the Debian maintainers believe it acceptable  to just go ahead and
>> > install
>> > Exim4 without asking, forcing me to go and  uninstall it afterwards....
>> You were asked, you chose not to select packages.  That being said, a
>> mail transport agent is not optional, and exim4 is the default.
> If Humble Tech doesn't want an MTA installed by default, he could
> try Ubuntu.  (That strange decision is one of the reasons why we
> just gave up on Ubuntu.)

Gah, debian-user!=ubuntu-user...

Paul Johnson
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