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Re: List dead?

From: Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
Subject: Re: List dead?
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 20:41:27 +0200

Am 05.05.2010 um 19:33 schrieb David Chisnall:

On 4 May 2010, at 18:18, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:

The funny thing is that I asked on Mar 21, 2010 and just today received my own message...
So I think some server did not deliver any mails to me :)

I got the mail yesterday, so apparently it was delayed by two weeks for me. Looking at the headers, it appears you submitted it via NNTP, which aside from being a massive WTF, means that this is not entirely surprising. NNTP servers forward messages when the other side pulls them in, which happens at some

In fact I was using Google Groups to access the group (like others) - not knowing how that works. They suddenly stopped to show anything.

admin-defined time interval. Unless someone was using the same NNTP server as you, they won't have received the message until their server pulled it in. I've no idea how this ends up bridged to the mailing list at the end, but it won't go to the list until whichever server handles the forwarding decides to pull a copy of the message across.

I think there should be more important topics now...

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