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Re: Distributed Mailing Lists



On Fri, Sep 29, 2000 at 10:46:05AM +0200, Remco van de Meent wrote:

> I suggest you find out what the AS number is for the MX of each and
> every email address on the list. Now, given your set of distribution
> servers, find out what distribution server is closest to that MX with
> regard to the number of AS hops in between. And setup a database to
> determine what email-addresses should be delivered by which server
> according to that information.

OTOH, it's a lot easier and probably just as effective to split the list
by textual comparison of domains.

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