jethro.binks at strath
Jan 24, 2012, 5:26 AM
Post #6 of 18
On Tue, 24 Jan 2012, Cyborg wrote:
> I think, fedora, redhat, debian and ubuntu aka the vendors, should have
> the best stats about which MTA was installed most. At least for the
> stats for Linux will be accurate as they can be.
I'm not sure that helps any. Most people installing Linux don't do it
because they want to run an Internet MTA. In most cases, the most they
are likely to do is learn how to configure whatever default MTA their
distribution provides to forward outbound mail to some relay, whether in
their company/campus, or somewhere else, and teach their mail client to
talk to an incoming mail service already provisioned for them. If they
want something more sophisticated, they will either learn how to configure
what they already had, or use whatever they are already familiar with from
elsewhere, whatever platform they are using.
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Jethro R Binks, Network Manager,
Information Services Directorate, University Of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
The University of Strathclyde is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, number SC015263.
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