Re: Dave & qmail, was Re: A new page for the 2nd most famous extropian

From: Dave Sill (
Date: Sat Mar 17 2001 - 16:35:44 MST

"Robert J. Bradbury" <> wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Mar 2001, Dave Sill wrote:
> > But I'm not "famous" as an Extropian. A google for:
> > extropy OR extropian OR transhuman "dave sill"
> > returns only one hit: my lame, 4-year-old Transhumanism page.
> Well, Dave, you just gotta focus a little less on the beer brewing and
> a little more on contributing to the cause... :-)

Yeah, but I think it's the beer drinking..urp..that I really need to focus
less on. :-)

> Can I really replace sendmail (which I loathe) with "qmail"?

Absolutely. qmail--and everything Dan Bernstein produces--is incredibly
reliable, efficient, and secure.

> Does it have the protocols implemented to pick up the latest
> "SPAM" senders from the orgs that currently manage this?

Yes, the ORBS (open relay) and RBL (spammer blacklist) stuff is implemented
in rblsmtpd, an add-on from the ucspi-tcp package. It's all documented in my
"Life with qmail" guide.


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