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Re: OT Gmail

From: Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 20 2010 - 12:25:11 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 08:19 -0400, Curtis Maurand wrote:
> You can use their product if you like, but if you value security and
> privacy you won't. I can't fathom why anyone would trust their
> private data to a data mining company. I just don't get it. Nothing
> is free.

I don't know why so many of us [Open Source] seem so merry to replace
[finally] one proprietary market dominator with another [technically
*more* proprietary] one. Baffling.

> Ifyou want to scale MTA, then run clusters with load balancers. Its
> how they do it. I suspect they started with an open source MTA like
> sendmail and "fixed" it.

There are several Open providers of hosted mail solutions [fastmail.fm,
for example] whose infrastructure is Open.