Rich Pieri <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Dave Barr writes:
>> Please share with us your performance measurements.
>It is qmail and its proponents that are claiming that qmail is superior to
>sendmail. The burden of proving that claim rests on qmail and its
>proponents. In other words, put up or shut up.
Rich, it's *your* claim that Dave asked you to back up. Don't try to
change the subject. Don't make "X uses less resources than Y" claims
you're not willing to substantiate.
As for the superiority of qmail, nobody(*) has ever reported decreased
performance when switching from sendmail to qmail. Several people have
mentioned the use of VERP with qmail and Majordomo to do reliable
automatic bounce handling. A couple people have mentioned that qmail
allows you to get rid of Majordomo's wrapper and outgoing list
aliases. There are other reasons, too. See the other messages in this
thread if you want to know what they are. Whether these make qmail
superior to sendmail for Majordomo is something each Majordomo admin
will have to decide for themselves.
(*) Nobody with a real Internet connection (i.e., better than POTS),
that is. Michelle Dick tried to run a large list via qmail at the end
of a dialup connection, and not surprisingly, it was slower than