[lug] poorly behaved KDE apps

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Tue Jul 5 12:13:16 MDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 11:58 -0600, dan radom wrote:
> * Bear Giles (bgiles at coyotesong.com) wrote:
> > Today's candidate for "poorly behaved applications:" KDE bug reports.
> > 
> > I tried to submit a report, it apparently formats a message and 
> > sends it off to KDE's mail server.
> > 
> > Directly.
> > 
> > To a server that's apparently configured to reject all email from 
> > cable modem users.
> > 
> > Idiots.
> > 
> This isn't necessarily idiotic.  90% of cable modem users that send email
> directly from their systems are worm infested windows systems.  The other
> 10% are running mail severs that they do relay off of.  If you want to
> send email directly from your email server you should consider using your
> MTAs smart relay / relay host feature and relay it off of your ISPs mail
> servers.

Yeah, that's why he's complaining.  Not so much about them rejecting
email from cable modems (I think), but configuring their software to
send email directly instead of using the proper ways.
Zan Lynx <zlynx at acm.org>
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