Re: how to make desktop app send email?

On Sat, Jul 17, 2004 at 12:33:28PM +0200, Maciej Katafiasz wrote:
> W li?cie z sob, 17-07-2004, godz. 02:59, Rui Miguel Seabra pisze: 
> > >  It also has an option to use
> > > SMTP. I'd guess - and this is pure speculation - that most desktop users
> > > configure it to use SMTP directly, since it's easier to configure SMTP
> > > within evolution that to delve into sendmail [1] configuration.
> > 
> > Most desktop users: probably. Most GNU/Linux desktop users: unlikely.
> > 
> > But it's just as much speculation :)
> IMHO, it's very much speculation ;). And remember, Aunt Tilly is also
> "desktop user", I don't want her to even _suspect_ there's something
> more to sending email (if nothing else, that's because 99% of free email
> services provide instructions for setting MUA to use SMTP directly)

discussing sendmail misses the point.  The goal is generally not to
send the content immediately.  An application merely wants to supply
some of the information, and let the user fill in the rest using
their chosen front mailer interface.

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