Re: List delays

Subject: Re: List delays
From: Margaret Packman <mpackman -at- CISCO -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 1996 09:37:27 -0700

At 9:31 AM 4/10/96, Richard Mateosian wrote:
>When you post to the list, the list server has to send your message to over
>600 addresses. This takes some time, and a queue of messages can build up.

>When the server has to verify your message, it only needs to send you email,
>which isn't time consuming and probably goes ahead of the queued postings.

>I don't know how it works in practice. ...RM

>Richard Mateosian Freelance Technical Writer
>srm -at- c2 -dot- org Copyright 1996 Review Editor, IEEE Micro
>http://www.c2.org/~srm/ All rights reserved President, Berkeley STC

Just as an example, the message I just sent on the information mapping
seminar took exactly 2 minutes and 40 seconds to get back to me. Ain't this
modern technology grand?


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