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Re: Queue processing

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Troy Heber wrote:
> On 11/14/05 11:10, Martin Wuertele wrote:

Hi Troy

>>It's not a FIFO queue, it's up to the DAM to decide in what order he
>>processes the applicants. The same applies for the FD queue: they try to
>>match applicants with suitable AMs. This is nothing personal it might
>>take longer to go through all of the correspondence for one applicant
>>than it takes for another one. Please be patient, I'm sure your
>>application will be processed soon.
> I understand why there are differences in AM assignment and the FD
> queue. However, the process is pretty broken if someone can be waiting
> in the DAM queue, this mean having completed everything ask of them
> already, another NM *applies* for NM and still manages pass through
> first. Let me reiterate he applied for NM after I was sitting in the
> DAM queue! This is so disproportional that it does not make sense.
> This is a perfect example of why people get so frustrated with the NM
> process. In reality the NM process is not a process because it is
> non-deterministic. As you say, "it's up to the DAM to decide".
> So I will shut up now, and go back to my arbitrary wait.

I don't know if it's the case here, but instead of waiting one better
makes sure one will get accepted eventually by doing lots of great work
and asking a lot of DDs things to get your work done (like sponsoring)
so they'll ask DAM to process you first :-)

I think one possibility is that one has to wait long because DAM isn't
sure yet whether they will accept you or not. So if you make sure you're
very active at that moment might help... while sending mails about
'waiting' and 'disproportional' won't help for sure...


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