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Subject: Re: mailing list posts appearing in wrong order

Re: mailing list posts appearing in wrong order

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 13:50:56 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 18 Dec 2003 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 -- --
Received on 2003-12-18

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