Subject: Re: nmh and its MTA
To: Todd Vierling <tv@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 01/15/1998 14:02:29
On Thu, 15 Jan 1998, Todd Vierling wrote:

> It _is_ reasonable to assume that
> /usr/{lib,sbin}/sendmail injects a mail into the local and/or wide and/or
> global area network's mail system.

Some sites don't configure sendmail on the local host as a matter of
policy and/or practicality. It's set up well enough to deliver local mail
only, and the MTA problems are confined to a short list of machines.
Let's not argue about whether that's stupid; it's out there and it does
have some advantages.