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

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Changing the default for `send-mail-function'
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 20:56:50 +0200
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"Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> writes:

> Actually, this clearly fails to conform to the RFC.

Well, so what?

> Authentication is mandated because a submission agent must know the
> identity of submitting entity, while the whole point of this
> discussion is (more or less :-) that some users don't know their own
> identities.

We can use whatever protocol we want to submit bug reports.  Whether we
use SMTP, NNTP or HTTP, that up to us.

And the result is the same: We get bug reports from users who don't know
their own identities.

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