[OT] new sendmail release, ever?

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 21:34:31 IST 2009

2009/8/6 Alex Neuman van der Hans <alex at rtpty.com>:
> Meh. Back in my day, we used to have to wait a week for e-mail. A local BBS
> would batch things up and run on the weekend at 2AM when the price for long
> distance was lower. Uphill. Both ways. In the snow.
... Anyone else but me remember the dreary state of the atlantic line
during the mid-80:s? IIRC it was a 19.2 kbps (smoking hot!:-) modem
connection... No email over the size of 50KiB was allowed...

> OTOH, I'd rather have an ancient, stable, rock-solid sendmail than the
> latest new-fangled postfix - which I've heard causes swapping! :D
Um, the swapping is caused by MailScanner, not Postfix ... that just
cause message corruption:D

-- Glenn
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