On Fri, 21 Sep 2007, Michael Watterson wrote:
> The disadvantage is you need to keep up to date with patches,
> security, test to make sure no-one can relay.
You're confusing listening for SMTP (which Tim's laptop is /not/
doing, it seems to be firewalled) with sending.
You've done this in several mails now ;).
Port 25 doesn't need to be open inbound to send email.
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