Re: TECH: Problems with receiving messages
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, February 10, 2004, 13:36|
Carsten Becker scripsit:
> Is it just me or do I (as a digest subscriber) receive the mails not sorted
> by date anymore? For example, there is a thread started by Trebor Jung,
> "Voice alterations and temporal dieccis problems" as you may have noticed.
> Some of the responses I already read the day before yesterday, but the
> original question was only in yesterday's digest. Why that?
I have no idea. Digesting is supposed to work strictly by date, but
Listserv is hairy proprietary software, and it may well have mysterious
> The responses I wrote to some people short time before the new
> managing was introduced and which - I strongly believe - *were* sent
> to firstname.lastname@example.org did not appear on the list - at least
> not in one of the daily digests.
Unfortunately, email is not a reliable service, especially not at the
present time with MyDoom cluttering up the world's mail servers.
> John Cowan set the limit to 5 messages/month what is not very likely.
No, no, 5 messages per 24-hour day (starting at 0500 Universal Time),
not per month! And I am going to be re-evaluating this decision
after more data is available.
John Cowan, Lord of the Instrumentality of Conlang
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