[LINK] Problems with Tsunami warning system

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Thu Jul 20 11:25:24 AEST 2006

Tom Worthington wrote:

> The message headers indicate the first message took .43 seconds and the 
> second .17 seconds to get from UNESCO to my mail system. But they were 
> not sent by the UNESCO system until 8:50:40 and 8:54:04 respectively. It 
> is not clear if the delays of three and seven minutes are in the message 
> system, or human delay in sending the messages.

It seems to me that these delays are likely from their mail servers. 
Think about it -- each recipient on the mailing list is going to be a 
separate email sent, and if there are many recipients, then that's a lot 
of email to send...


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