[Mailman-Users] Newbie question
J C Lawrence
claw at kanga.nu
Wed Dec 25 06:36:32 CET 2002
On Tue, 24 Dec 2002 10:59:39 -0500
Rob Jolliffe <robert at creativemfg.ca> wrote:
> My QoS is low. 99% should be fine. 99.9% would be fantastic. This
> is a volunteer list.
QoS in this sense is the latency between a message starting to be
broadcast and all copies to non-slow MXes delivered.
> Here's a simple question I hope. If I pass-through my messages to an
> external SMTP server - does Mailman do the parsing of the messages
> into the different MX domains or does it leave that up to the SMTP
Mailman does no parsing or processing of mail beyond adding list
specific headers and attaching bundles of RCPT TO addresses to messages
as it passes them to the MTA.
> In other words does it send the SMTP server 10 messages with 100
> addresses (for 1000 user list), or does it pre-parse the list into
> domains and then send them?
> 5 minutes is a starting point, but not necessarily what we will
> ultimately settle for.
For that sort of problem domain I'd be happy with an hour or less.
J C Lawrence
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