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Re: /usr/sbin/sendmail specification proposal, draft 4

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > Pardon?  Most MTAs listen on *:smtp...
> But I don't see why a MTA should listen on *:smtp by default, and you
> seemed to be talking about just localhost:smtp which is more sensible
> from a security viewpoint.

Well, most of them DO.  Why?  Just because most apps simply listen on
all interfaces by default.  I only care about localhost:smtp for this
particular purpose.


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