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Re: How to send a mail using smtp?


From: Daniel Pittman
Subject: Re: How to send a mail using smtp?
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 11:18:50 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

On 20 Dec 2004, Daniel Pittman wrote:
> On 20 Dec 2004, Tim McNamara wrote:
>> Daniel Pittman <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>>> On 19 Dec 2004, address@hidden wrote:
>>>> Can you tell me how to config my emacs to send mail by using smtp?
>>>
>>> That isn't generally the best plan, since using the local sendmail will
>>> (usually) still put things in the queue even if the server is down.
>>
>> Only on Unix systems with a functioning sendmail.  Since Emacs runs
>> on all platforms, there are many users without sendmail.  I use OS X
>> which has sendmail turned off by default, for example, and I don't
>> miss it in the slightest.
>
> IIRC, Emacs still provides a local MTA, though.  I confess:  I used
> 'sendmail' as a shorthand for "a local MTA", and use Postfix myself.

Ack.  That should read "IIRC, **MacOS-X** still provides a local MTA"

      Daniel





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