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SubjectRe: Mail admin notice my 2 cents
I would have never signed up for this list, or any other if it didn't give me at
least a few hours worth of email bouncing neither myself, or usa.net is up
24/7/365, and i wouldn't expect that everyone has a dedicated email server, for
almost any list. plus I have had many problems with the @home's email servers,
if I relied on them I would probibly have been kicked off quite some time ago.

well thats my 2cents
Richard Reynolds
Richard.Reynolds@usa.net

On Sun, 20 May 2001, Matti Aarnio wrote:

> Date: Sun, 20 May 2001 22:05:45 +0300
> From: Matti Aarnio <matti.aarnio@zmailer.org>
> To: Mike A. Harris <mharris@opensourceadvocate.org>
> Cc: Shawn Starr <spstarr@sh0n.net>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: Mail admin notice
>
> On Sun, May 20, 2001 at 06:28:24AM -0400, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> > On Sun, 20 May 2001, Shawn Starr wrote:
> > >My emails may bounce between 3AM -> 8AM Est time, @Home is doing some
> > >fiber upgrades and i dont have a second MX server (as I am the
> > >domain/dns/mail etc).
>
> There is 3d+ some hours grace period during which vger
> doesn't need to be able to feed email to destination
> system, BUT AFTER THAT STARTS BOUNCING.
> (To linux-kernel-owner, NOT to the list itself!)
>
> Alan Cox was awhile back offline for 2-3 days, and was
> amazed that trans-atlantic connection can feed email
> at full bandwidth of his network connection (512k, or
> whatever that was..)
>
> > >Please bear with bounces until then.
>
> If you are unconnected for more than that 3d+, THEN
> you will be removed. For few hours that is no problem.
>
> Begin connected to the network for few hours every day
> is no problem either, but then you would most likely
> have backup MX server, and issue an ETRN request for
> your domain there when you reconnect.
>
> > You're saying that you consider it acceptable to bounce email to
> > 5000 to 10000 people, possibly thousands of messages? And that
> > you knew it may occur in advance? I would think the responsible
> > thing to do would be to unsubscribe from the mailing list
> > temporarily until your problem is solved. Anything less is
> > purely apathetic on your part.
>
> Mike. Don't suggest something of which you apparently
> know nothing about.
>
>
> /Matti Aarnio -- co-postmaster of vger.kernel.org.
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