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

  • From: Majdi S. Abbas
  • Date: Fri Aug 23 01:40:22 2002

On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 07:21:47AM +0200, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> Well, I am convinced that the problem lies in the way the list is set up
> or the software chosen. I checked approx 50 nanog-l email and almost no
> email is delivered to me within 5 minutes on this list, when there are 3-5
> messages being posted in quick succession the delivery time quickly goes
> up to 10-15+ minutes.

	Are the contents of the nanog list so incredibly important  
that we must get delivery within 5 minutes or less?  If it takes
longer than 5 minutes to propagate, do you get your post free?

	Oh wait, the list is already free...hmm.  If you want 
near-instantaneous mail delivery, you can have it -- for a fee.
As in all things, you get what you pay for.

	Personally, I am quite happy with the list as is -- the new list
setup is a vast improvement over what things were just a few months
ago.  I'm not about to complain over a few minutes.  How many of us 
check our email every few minutes anyway?

	Perhaps the delay will encourage people to wait, and consider
their post before jumping on a thread -- that seems to be the real


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