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Re: smtpmail vs msmtp

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: smtpmail vs msmtp
Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 13:44:21 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Bob Newell <> writes:

> While both work fine, I just find msmtp easier to set up and monitor
> when using multiple outgoing servers. The .msmtp.log file has proven
> useful many times, and .msmtprc is easy to configure.
> Of course, it's one more piece of software on your system, but it's a
> good piece.
> Choose smtpmail if you don't want to bother with msmtp or if you are a
> purist and want to do as much as possible within emacs. Choose msmtp if
> you want something fast, convenient, and easy to use with good logging.

I'm using smtp with multiple accounts, and a `message-send-mail-hook'
that sets the msmtp account based on the From header. Is that still the
way everyone is doing it? Is there anything simpler for handling
multiple accounts?

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