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Re: movemail

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: movemail
Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2017 21:46:19 +0300

> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2017 09:18:57 -0700
> >> Should we delete the movemail program, given these problems with it?
> > No, because non-Posix systems have no choice but use it.  Gnu
> > Mailutils are blatantly Posix-centric and don't build on anything
> > else.
> Instead of deleting movemail, we could change 'configure' so that 
> '--without-pop' is the default. This wouldn't affect platforms that use GNU 
> Mailutils, and would improve security on other platforms' default 
> installation.

Once again, since the main mass of users of this program seems no
longer to dwell on Posix platforms, please do NOT take away the POP3
option by default.

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