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Re: Changing the default for `send-mail-function'

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: Changing the default for `send-mail-function'
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 23:08:55 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> We don't want that to get in the way of an Emacs user who wants to
>> report a bug, for example.
> Another random idea: If that's the main problem, then if the gnu.org MTA
> would open a listening port on port 587, and accept mail to gnu.org on
> that port, then we could just have the bug reports use
> `smtpmail-send-it' to eggs.gnu.org:587 directly...

Why port 587?  Port 25 is the standard for incoming mail to the mail
server's domain.

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