[LINK] Problems with Tsunami warning system
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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