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Re: Solved

From: Memnon Anon
Subject: Re: Solved
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 15:04:49 +0000 (UTC)

Ted Zlatanov <> writes:

> MA> It is not exactly an uncommon thing to use more than one smtp-server, is
> MA> it? 
> I'd say it's a pretty unusual situation.  The vast majority have just
> one in my experience.  


I have 3 email accounts, one at my university, one for private mail and
one used for public communication (basically an anti spam provision). 
My university account uses my real name, my privat address my nick.

All of them are used regularly, so I really have use for gnus-pers or
postingstyles. And I really want to trust my setup: It would be very
embarassing sending a mail to my Prof. using my nick ;).

If postingstyles are considered usefull, why is using the corresponding
smtp-servers considered unusual?

> Still, we should support it better.  Have you been happy with the
> config?  Any issues?

Still some minor problems, I try to figure out whats going wrong.

The new approach feels less clean, because it does not use a hook anymore:
"To tackle this problem, instead of hooking CHANGE-SMTP into

I am no programmer (thank god elisp is fairly easy to read compared
to, say, perl), but so far, patching my own smtpmail.el seems easier
and more reliable than adding things to my .gnus.
Alternatively using msmtp could be another easy viable way.



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