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Subject: RE: mailing list posts appearing in wrong order
From: Elliott, Tim (Tim.Elliott_at_ips-sendero.com)
Date: 2003-12-18


Mail shows up at my address at about 15 to 25 mins after I send out a
message also.

-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Stenberg [mailto:daniel_at_haxx.se]
Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 7:51 AM
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: mailing list posts appearing in wrong order

On Thu, 18 Dec 2003 Gajdos_at_metatem.net wrote:

> > Where? On the rockbox site?
>
> To me at home. Don't know about the site.

Aha, ok. I follow now.

> You see, every mail I get from the rockbox list to my home is delayed -
> about 25 minutes on average. Also, probably because the delay varies, if
> someone posts an answer really quick and it isn't delayed so much it gets
to
> me ahead of the question. Öhhh - you get what I mean?

I get it. And yes, I agree 25 minutes is a lot. After all, we have a dual
CPU
(MP 1900+) running this list and it is hooked up on a 2mbit connection, it
should be able to work pretty swiftly.

> I would understand a slight delay because it takes some time to blast off
> messages to 400 list members, but 25 minutes? (My mail server is always
up
> and has no problems receiving mail from anywhere else.)

My guess is that majordomo is sending mails synchronously, and that it has
problems to send to a bunch of people that it tries to reach before it sends
mail to you. But I haven't done any research so I might be completely wrong.

-- 
 Daniel Stenberg -- http://rockbox.haxx.se/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/



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