> There are many other points - some examples I know of: > The /var/spool/uucppublic which is writeable by everyone. > Usually you don't want this.
Just like with anonymous FTP, don't make it world writable if you don't want the world writing to it. > Ever received a mail with an envelope like "foo bar"@company.com? > It's legal and sendmail accepts them - but rmail doesn't like the space I use rsmtp to forward mail, so that's not a problem. > uux forwarding to a site with exact 8 letters in size doesn't work. > Yes - tranditional sites are limited to 7 letters but users don't care. But you'll know on a per-site basis if it's going to work or not. If it doesn't, you work around it. Bugs in _other_ UUCP implementations are not grounds for ditching ours. > There is a port and thus packages will be build and you can install > it whenever you need it. jot, lam, colldef, lkbib, xstr, bikeshed. > If you don't need it - which is the by far most common case - you > don't want to see such a critical and unmaintained software installed. How can it be both unneeded and critical? I'll agree it's unmaintained; the fix for that is to find a maintainer. --lyndon Learn from the mistakes of others; you'll never live long enough to make them all yourself. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message