Bug#445013: switching from exim to postfix

Riku Voipio riku.voipio at iki.fi
Wed May 9 06:48:47 UTC 2012

On Mon, May 07, 2012 at 02:33:54PM +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> fwiw, there's just (as in within the past couple of hours) been a change
> committed upstream which defaults accept_8bitmime to true.

Good news.

As mentioned on bug #445013:

> accept_8bitmime = true

> I would actually recommend setting this to true by default, since it
> no longer breaks anything nowadays, but since technically it is
> a violation of RFC 2821, it may prove controversial.

We are not going to do this unless upstream changes the default.

Would it now be acceptable to change the default in exim of debian
as well? Or will we wait till the upstream commit becomes part of a


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