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Re: list delay

On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 11:15:29AM +1100, Michael Wardle wrote:
> I've only recently subscribed to debian-user, and I notice that I
> receive messages sent to the list 4 or 5 hours after they have been
> sent.  

You must be new to the Internet.  Email and news have no gauranteed
delivery time.  Be glad it's that fast.

> Among other things, this typically results in several identical
> responses to a question, as subscribers are unaware that somebody has
> already responded.  I do not notice this on any other mailing lists.

This happens no matter what the forum is.

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