[Novalug] Internet email servers (maybe off topic)
Charles M Howe
cmhowe at patriot.net
Thu Oct 22 00:07:35 EDT 2009
By way of affirming my use of of the signature that will appear at the
end of this question:
In my capacity as an Evolution user, what MTA do I use? When I turn my
computer on, usually around 10 am, I view the headers using
SquirrelMail. That allows me to delete spam (an amazingly small amount
of it right now) before I go to Evolution.
Charlie the Perpetual Newbie
On Wed, 2009-10-21 at 20:45 -0400, Nick Danger wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Oct 2009 20:37:48 -0400
> American Dave <novalug at soupy.org> wrote:
> > I'm of course mostly joking but it was a shock to get around config
> > files that cared about spaces vs. tabs again. Suddenly I was
> > transported to 1999, when this thing called Gnome was just taking off,
> > Solaris 7 was all the rage, and DJB was taunting everyone with Qmail.
> > No country for old MTAs.
> One good thing about someone learning sendmail these days is they
> will understand how email works. Messing around with m4 and your
> sendmail config means you really have to pay attention to the little
> stuff. I get spoiled with postfix's easy configuration these days. I
> couldn't edit a sendmail config anymore.
> So if it were up to me, I'd go with Postfix. :-)
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