list lag?

Eating Before Swimming (mathboy@sizone.org)
Mon, 2 Jun 1997 12:47:31 -0400 (EDT)


I've been noticing it takes about 1-2 hours for my mail to come back
from the list... is this normal? Does that mean the list is running
thru an explorder and Im just 80% the way down the list so sendmail or
whatever doesnt get around to sending to me til its done all the DNS
and SMTP convo's for all people above me in the list? (I think my local
exploders that I run with smail do this, and with even just 20 people,
it can be a diff of 10-15 min from first to last person) - but wouldnt
majordomo or other listware go and start many delivery procs (like 10
or 20) to get things delivered faster?

Or is it something else? Would it be a problem to speed it up a bit?
Then all these "Keyserver is down!" messages wont be horribly outdated
2 hours after its going again! :) (It just came back online about 4 minutes
ago to me)..

/kc

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