[Mailman-Users] Throttling output

Bernd Petrovitsch bernd at firmix.at
Wed Jun 14 02:02:26 CEST 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 17:36 -0500, Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 11:38 PM +0200 2006-06-13, Bernd Petrovitsch wrote:
> >>  	You would also need to make sure that the first instance of
> >>  sendmail (or whatever MTA) is not configured to generate Delivery
> >>  Status Notices (DSNs) for delayed messages, because you know for a
> >>  fact that some messages are going to be delayed for a significant
> >>  period of time, and you don't want those kinds of warnings clouding
> >>  the picture for Mailman.
> >
> >  Of course. But the standard/usual delay of 4 hours or so should be large
> >  enough though (and I don't see a problem in raising that limit).
> 	I'm not convinced.  If you've got a list of 22,000 recipients and 
> a limit of 1000 recipients per hour, it's probably going to take a 
> lot longer than four hours to get out all those messages.

Sure. I calculated more mails per hour ....

> 	I do remain convinced that if you're trying to do throttling 
> because your provider requires it, that you are most definitely using 
> the wrong provider.

Of course.

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