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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: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 10:55:20 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> Good point.  Here's a solution:
> - set the default to smtpmail-send-it.
> - If smtpmail is not configured, it can then start by prompting whether
>   the user actually wants to use something else (either his MUA or his
>   MTA), and if not then goes on prompting for smtpmail configuration.

This is basically what I've implemented with `sendmail-query-once' later
in the thread.  :-)

Could you take a look at whether what it does is reasonable, and if so,
I can check in a change that makes it the default.

> BTW, we should push the fd.o or gconf guys to provide some centralized
> configuration of email, so that all MUAs (including Gnus, Thunderbird,
> ...) can share info about how to send email, where to fetch it, ...

Yes.  That would be a good long-term solution for GNU/Linux-ey

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