Possible problem with mailing list server?

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at highos.com
Mon Oct 30 10:39:26 PST 2000


On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 11:23:38AM -0800, Mike Hildebrandt wrote:
> What's been happening is that I'm receiving someone's response to a message,
> and it's up to an hour later that the original message comes through.  For
> example, there's a thread this morning on lfs-apps titled "Installing
> Sendmail."  The first message I received on that thread was Gerald's
> response to a message I hadn't seen yet (received at 10:18 AM, PST).  Next
> in the thread was didbaba's "Hey, that worked" response to Gerald (received
> at 10:37).  Finally, at 11:07, I received the original request for help from
> Didbada that Gerald had responded to earlier.  Oddly enough, the message
> says it was sent at 9:46, but for some reason it took almost an hour and a
> half to get to me...

That's normal for a mailing list... the chain sucks most of the time, in
that regards.

OCLUG mailing list, i could send out a post, i would not get it back for
over 2 hours, but i would get a response back before i got my post.

Viva mailing lists =P :)

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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