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Postfix 2.0 Released

Dec 24, 2002, 17:30 (15 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to .coder for this link. ]

Postfix official release 2.0 brings you a long list of things that is detailed in the RELEASE_NOTES file--too long to include in the announcement.

Thanks to all the folks who helped building and/or testing, or who sent corrections for documentation.

Highlights: MIME support (including 8bit->7bit conversion and more accurate matching of MIME headers in message bodies), completely rewritten RBL client code, smarter handling of DNS lookup errors in UCE restrictions, virtual delivery agent without transport map for every domain, and a long list of other things that are meant to improve performance or functionality without compromising what already existed.

In ftp://ftp.porcupine.org/mirrors/postfix-release/official/

   260739 Dec 22 14:32 postfix-2.0.0.HISTORY
    37021 Dec 22 17:36 postfix-2.0.0.RELEASE_NOTES
  1322886 Dec 22 17:49 postfix-2.0.0.tar.gz
      152 Dec 22 17:49 postfix-2.0.0.tar.gz.sig

The official release will be changed only in order to fix problems.

New features are developed and tested in snapshot releases before they become part of the official release.

Simultaneously released is a 20021222 snapshot release that includes the experimental sender address verification, "sendmail -bv" (show what would happen if mail were delivered) and "sendmail v" (show what happened when mail was actually delivered). This and more will evolve into the next official Postfix release.

In ftp://ftp.porcupine.org/mirrors/postfix-release/experimental/

   264811 Dec 22 10:15 postfix-2.0.0-20021222.HISTORY
     3877 Dec 22 18:08 postfix-2.0.0-20021222.RELEASE_NOTES
  1348651 Dec 22 18:09 postfix-2.0.0-20021222.tar.gz
      152 Dec 22 18:09 postfix-2.0.0-20021222.tar.gz.sig

You can also point your browser at
ftp://ftp.porcupine.org/mirrors/postfix-release/index.html

All this is soon to appear on the mirror sites listed on http://www.postfix.org/

Wietse

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