Why is sendmail bad?

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Sat Feb 26 17:00:43 UTC 2005

--On Thursday, February 24, 2005 5:41 PM -0600 Josh Boyer 
<jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org> wrote:

> Eventually.  I was in a situation where I switched ISPs and didn't have
> an email address anymore.  I hate hotmail, and didn't have access to
> gmail yet.  So, I got a mail server running as fast as I could.  _Then_
> I learned more about it.

Note that that's another argument for relegating *all* the MTA's to Extras 
and shipping a dirt-simple SMTP pass-through that does little more than 
proxy local mail requests to the ISP or company server.

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