Subject: Re: mail configuration
To: Jay Maynard <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/22/2001 08:01:20
> This is a feature, not a bug. The only reason for a dialup user to not use
> your ISP's server for outgoing mail is if you want to evade limits placed on
> traffic there...

You don't know that. There are other, quite valid reasons.
Simple example: your ISP is clueless and it's mail forwarder is simply not
reliable, or does "something bad" (tm) to your mail while forwarding it.

Sure, you should avoid such ISPs, but in the third (internet-)world like here
in Germany, well... "don't get me started!"