[Mailman-Users] Very new...have ???'s

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Wed Nov 15 03:02:02 CET 2000

On Tue, 14 Nov 2000 17:07:27 -0800 
James McLaughlin <katana at montrose.net> wrote:

> Sendmail is the oldest and most widely-used MTA, and comes
> pre-installed on most Unix systems, however it is not the
> recommended MTA to use with Mailman.

> What sort of things am I going to miss out on if I use sendmail.
> Since I am fairly new to adminning bigger sites....mailman is
> something I need for my server, but I am questiontive about what
> sort of performance hit I am going to take useing Sendmail instead
> of Qmail or Postfix....

You won't lose anything in using Sendmail, not in terms of features
not working or things breaking.  What you lose are the comparitive
benefits of the other MTAs.  Things like easier/spiffier
configurations, performance/scalability etc.

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