[svlug] Exim on Red Hat 8.0

William R Ward bill at wards.net
Sat Jan 11 23:38:20 PST 2003

Marc MERLIN writes:
>On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 10:22:08AM -0800, William R Ward wrote:
>> You do not speak for the entire group, just some of its more vocal
>> members.  Personally, I prefer sendmail.
>Since you say you prefer sendmail, I assume that it means that it's better
>for you than the alternatives (exim and postfix, I'm not counting qmail,
>which isn't open source, and therefore not a true alternative to sendmail)
>So, my question is, and I'm not trolling, I'm really curious: what have you
>found better, or more to your liking than the equivalent in exim and postfix
>(if they exist, although with the exception of milters, they should)

It's the traditional standard Unix MTA, and it's the MTA of choice for
all the commercial Unix flavors.  Since I view Linux as just another
flavor of Unix, I don't mess with the core software.  That's also why
I prefer nvi over vim, and bind over any alternative.


William R Ward            bill at wards.net          http://www.wards.net/~bill/
        Consistency is not really a human trait.
                         --Maude (from the film "Harold & Maude")

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