[Mailman-Users] generalized specs question

Lloyd F. Tennison lloyd_tennison at whoever.com
Wed May 12 03:53:33 CEST 2004

Depends on whether personalized and the size of the emails.  I scan 
usually send 20,000 - 40,000 personalized, 10-15k in under two hours.  
It also depends on how clean your list is.  The more bad addresses the 
longer it takes.

Date sent:      	Mon, 10 May 2004 16:51:51 -0500 (CDT)
From:           	Pat Riehecky <prieheck at iwu.edu>
To:             	mailman-users at python.org
Subject:        	[Mailman-Users] generalized specs question

> The site where I work is considering replacing our current listprocessor
> (ListProc 6.0c) with either Mailman or Majordomo.  So I was
> going to as a benchmarking type question, what sort of a system would be
> required to run 100 lists each sending out 100 emails a day?  Obviously a
> 486 /can/ do it, but reasonibly fast sending is nice.  (ie would something
> like a pentium2 250 with 128 RAM be enough)
> Secondly how long (estimate, please) would it take to send all 10000
> emails should they be sent to the lists at the same time?
> Thanks a bunch!
> pat
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> The lines which your eye falls on first here were written last.  Their
> purpose is to make yet another attempt to force into the form of a letter
> the detailed investigation which is sent to you herewith.  These lines
> correspond, then, with the last lines and together they form an envelope,
> thus indicating in an external way what interal proofs in many ways will
> convince you of, that this is a letter you are reading.
> ~Kierkegaard
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