Re: World's largest mailing list?
On 2 Nov 2000, John Conover wrote:
> Its not exactly a Debian/Linux question, but does anyone know how many
> email addresses are on the world's largest mailing list, and the OS/HW
> it runs on? Average messages per day?
Well, I can tell you that the debian.org list server has 80000 subscribers
to all of it's lists. The largest list is debian-announce with 14
The total traffic we do is on the order of 500000 remote deliveries per
day, with peak traffic rates of 30-40 remote deliveries per second.
Till recently it was running on an older P166 with IDE disks, now it has a
PII 400. It runs Debian GNU/Linux and qmail with smartlist (bleck).