Agreed! Maybe it's worth reporting this to the developer of Android File Manager - he might be able to come up with a solution?
I can't think of any decent workarounds unfortunately - telnet prompt solutions are not really workable for everyone (not me, anyway). I'm sure someone out there is running sendmail or something.
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