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Re: mail delivery time on nanog-l (was Re: Die thread,DIE!)

  • From: Brad Knowles
  • Date: Thu Aug 22 18:46:59 2002

At 11:09 PM -0500 2002/08/21, Chris Adams wrote:

 Well, on the thread in question, my response took 15 minutes to get back
 to me (well, 15:06 to be precise).  That is by far the largest RTT for a
 list that I've posted to lately (not counting lists with servers down,
See my previous message on this thread. Without knowing more about how their network is run and what their current message delivery statistics are, all I'm seeing are a few complaints from a few people that they're seeing deliveries sometimes take 15-20 minutes.

This could very easily fit within an extremely reasonable delivery standard of 95% of all e-mail being delivered within five minutes, and 99% of all e-mail being delivered within one hour.

I'm still not seeing a problem here.

Brad Knowles, <>

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