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Re: Message Confirmation?? Let's get the facts straight
Subject:Re: Message Confirmation?? Let's get the facts straight From:scot <scot -at- HCI -dot- COM -dot- AU> Date:Thu, 11 Apr 1996 15:40:56 +1000
Yes, let's get the facts straight indeed!
>Nein, nein, nein, nein, nein! My experience with the listserv is that it
>takes it no more than a minute or two to respond to commands, so it should
>take no longer than that to look at the message and send a copy of it back
>to the return address. You should be able to recognize your own message in
>a fraction of a second and give it an OK (however that is done) and send
>it on its way. It might mean your message goes out to the list 5 minutes
>later than it would have before, but that's about it.
This is not true if you are at the end of a UUCP connection or some other
type of intermittent gateway. Not everyone has the advantage of an 'instant'
SMTP connection to anywhere in the Internet.