Default MTA for Fedora 7

David Nielsen david at
Tue Feb 6 18:05:46 UTC 2007

tir, 06 02 2007 kl. 18:26 +0100, skrev Davide Bolcioni:
> On Tuesday 06 February 2007 4:02:21 pm Richard Hughes wrote:
> > Surely the default should be not to include an MTA, I'm guessing a large
> > majority of people never one it anyway (myself included).
> If my memory serves me correctly, an MTA is a requirement spelled out in RFC 
> 1123. Having a Unix host without an MTA would surely be surprising, desktop 
> use or not.

RFC 1123: Requirements for Internet Hosts -- Application and Support

Would a desktop technically fall into that catagory. Not to mention the
same RFC talks of telnet - want telnet by default? old, crufty, insecure
- pick any 3.

- David Nielsen

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