In message <>, Joe Holden writes:
>On 24/02/2014 04:26, Julio Merino wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 4:11 PM, Baptiste Daroussin <>wrote:

>>> As some of you may have noticed, I have imorted a couple of days ago dma
>>> (DragonFly Mail Agent) in base. I have been asked to explain my motivation
>>> so here they are.

>> I'd argue, for example, that postfix can be also easily configured and can
>> be made to not listen on port 25 for local mail delivery, while at the same
>> time it is a fully-functional MTA that could replace sendmail altogether.

>The trend towards having sensible lightweight things in the base is a 
>good thing IMO.

Fully agree.

To the extent we can manage it, we should have minimal client-focused
tools for things like DNS, SMTP and NTP in the tree and make it
trivial for people to install the fully featured server version of
their choice from ports.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe    
Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.
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