[Mailman-Users] Increasing the Speed of Email Delivery

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Wed Dec 23 14:38:41 CET 2009

Bernd Petrovitsch writes:
 > On Don, 2009-12-17 at 17:04 -0800, Carl Zwanzig wrote:
 > > Lots of it depends on the MTA (general opinion is that postfix seems to be 
 > > the fastest), connectivity, and list settings (personalized email will take 
 > Do I take the flame bait?;-)
 > Whatever you understand in detail under a "fast MTA" (and even if it
 > would be the case), it doesn't really matter IMHO because

"Fast MTA" does have a meaningful definition in list management.  For
Mailman purposes, a "fast MTA" is one whose default settings keep the
pipe full and reduce the backlog quickly, and (secondarily) uses few
host resources in doing so.

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