[Mailman-Users] Sugestions

J C Lawrence claw at varesearch.com
Fri Mar 19 15:20:18 CET 1999

On 17 Mar 1999 17:32:03 -0000 
bruce  <bruce at hams.com> wrote:

>> And an example of why MX isn't granular enough:
>> 197935 74 74 1071.19 remote.elynxx at MIT.EDU 197935 74 74 301.06
>> remote.gyouxx at MIT.EDU

> I don't understand why an MX would have different delays per
> _recepient_.  In general it accepts the mail, hangs up the SMTP
> connection, and _then_ tries to deliver it.

Authentication (which can be done during acceptance of a message)
can be variously slow, especially if they are running thru NIS maps,
a curious IMAP setup, or some other baroqueness.

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