Exim as default MTA.

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Tue Feb 22 22:10:32 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-02-22 at 17:00 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
>I must disagree. If the user has to know what the mail system is you've
>already failed the main usability test for "the general user". If they know
>what they are doing then they probably have an opinion already and a preferred
>app, and can also work yum/up2date.
>The point at which you start saying things like "we should use sendmail" with
>that kind of user I think personally is the point at which you ship xyz
>mailer because the GUI configuration tool supports it seamlessly

You haven't been watching #fedora much recently, have you?

I'm far more adamant about "it shouldn't be sendmail" than "it should be
exim" but sendmail definitely needs to go, and on balance I think Exim
would make a better choice than Postfix, because it's so much better


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