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Re: Few questions - ISDN and networking

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On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Raju Mathur wrote:

> In fact, that's one of the reasons I do not recommend qmail to anyone,
> despite it's many advantages.  Any software which comes without a
> clear-cut distribution license is as bad as proprietary software IMHO.

AFAIK, the reason the author has in this condition is that modified
versions don't stray away from the basic purpose of qmail - security,
modularity, configurability and lots others. 

Also, how many folks _distribute_ modified versions of software
anyway? Most generally modify them to their _own_ needs , which qmail has
never discouraged. 

Redhat folks(i have _no_ idea of Debian) have a habit of patching up
original software in their distributions with options which they _think_
are good for their users. I am guessing that this is the reason why we
don't have qmail in their distribs, ...rather the awful sendmail.

Anybody who would like to correct me here?

- - Sandip 

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