[Mailman-Users] Sugestions

Dave Sill ds-list-mailman at sws5.ctd.ornl.gov
Wed Mar 17 17:33:47 CET 1999

bruce at hams.com wrote:
>> From: Christopher Lindsey <lindsey at ncsa.uiuc.edu>
>> >
>> >    Those are:   Disable sorting of recipients when injecting
>> >          the messages. This will help using less
>> >          memory when using MTAs like Postfix or QMail.
>> I don't think this has been addressed as an option yet.
>Can someone please explain to me how this is going to have a serious effect
>on memory use? If the problem is that some software is going to try to sort
>an already-sorted list, I would not suggest worrying about it.

I can't answer your question, but I can give another reason not to
sort lists. I sort my busiest, most important lists in order of
average delivery time. Since qmail delivers everything in order,
faster recipients get their messages faster and the slow pokes don't
hold them up.


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