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[ale] SMTP Servers



'Tis true. There have been numerous security flaws in sendmail over the
years. But it is the only absolutely complete package that is under the
gpl. Qmail, is nice, but has a weird license. 

Besides, one could make an entire career out of running it. 

On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 13:57, John Councilman wrote:
> Sendmail is to SMTP servers as Windows is to Operating Systems.
> 
> Bloated and full of bugs.
> 
> 
> Had to say it.
> 
> 
> John
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ale-admin at ale.org [mailto:ale-admin at ale.org] On Behalf Of James P.
> Kinney III
> Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2002 1:50 PM
> To: Atlanta Linux User Group (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: [ale] SMTP Servers
> 
> 
> Clearly, John has no clue what he is talking about ;)
> 
> Sendmail is the only righteous choice. Besides, that's what SMTP stands
> for: Send Mail To People
> 
> It's right there in the name of the protocol. I just don't understand
> why people keep trying to invent the same old wheel. So what if it has
> 1,374,014 spokes that must be all equally tightened or else the entire
> thing will collapse. 
> 
> On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 13:26, John Councilman wrote:
> > You are asking for a religious war......
> > 
> > Qmail and Postfix are probably the best two to choose between though.
> > 
> > John
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ale-admin at ale.org [mailto:ale-admin at ale.org] On Behalf Of Jeff 
> > Hubbs
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2002 1:21 PM
> > To: ale at ale.org
> > Subject: [ale] SMTP Servers
> > 
> > 
> > What's the current state-of-the-art on Open Source SMTP server 
> > software for Linux?  This will be for commercial use, and something 
> > for which paid support is available might be a good thing.  Ease of 
> > configurability (i.e., better than Hylafax) is also a good thing.
> > 
> > I'd also be interested to know about spam filtering, as I've seen that
> 
> > subject fly by here a few times.
> > 
> > - Jeff
> > 
> > 
> > 
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