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Re: (OT) Prejudice against sendmail?



On Friday 01 September 2006 19:48, John Kelly wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Sep 2006 20:33:38 -0700, Paul Johnson <baloo@ursine.ca>
>
> wrote:
> >I follow debian-security and I used to follow Bugtraq fairly closely.
>
> What's the ratio of sendmail bugs to linux kernel bugs?

Straw man.  What's the severity of sendmail bugs compared to kernel bugs?

> >sendmail.cf is not trivial.
>
> Even Eric Allman says to treat it as a binary, and use .mc files for
> configuration.  If you don't listen to the experts, who can you blame
> but yourself?

Eric Allman thus admits defeat when it comes to Sendmail passing the Unix 
litmus test: simplicity and correctness.

-- 
Paul Johnson
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