Subject: Re: sendmail licensing again
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/10/1998 10:10:23
Mason Loring Bliss writes:
> The idea of switching to using something other than sendmail as NetBSD's
> main mailer has been lobbed about lately.

No. What has been stated is that we're probably going to make PostFix
available as an alternative -- not that we will not continue to
support sendmail.

> It seems to me that the reason for not distributing 8.9.x with NetBSD was
> that the license had a required, open-ended term for redistribution of
> source code.

The real issue is that sendmail is now effectively GPLed.