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From: Greg Colvin (gcolvin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-20 18:26:53

From: "Dylan Nicholson" <dylan_nicholson_at_[hidden]>
> --- Jeff Garland <jeff_at_[hidden]> wrote: > I'm noticing a
> consistently longer delay between sending a message to the
> > group
> > and receiving it from the list since the switchover. I timed the last
> > message I
> > sent at about 20 minutes between posting and receiving. Yahoogroups seemed
> > like
> > they had it tuned down to a minute or two usually. Don't know if there is
> > anything that can be done to 'boost' the performance here or if others are
> > also
> > experiencing this...
> >
> I'm not sure if it's consistently longer - just now a message I posted a few
> minutes ago appeared. But in some cases it's not only taken well over 20
> minutes, but replies to my message have appeared long before this! I'm
> genuinely bemused has to how a mail server could let this occur...

It might be evidence that the delay is occuring after the mail server, which
you should be able to see in the headers. Sometimes the packets decide to
go via Khazikstan just to get across the street.

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