Re: list lag?

Arvin Meyer (
Mon, 2 Jun 1997 19:12:01 -0400

> From: C Matthew Curtin <>

> Delays in your email are due to your ISP's DNS servers are
> functioning, uh, suboptimally.

Not necessarily correct. It takes approximately an hour or two for my
messages to be posted. Yet I can send myself mail through and internet
forwarding account, and have it back in 4 to 15 minutes depending on
traffic and time of day. I don't know how Unix DNS servers work, but on NT
a DNS file is cached after the first mail to that address.

Arvin Meyer

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