[NTG-context] [off-list, urgent] Index design

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Jul 26 17:29:50 CEST 2006

Sanjoy Mahajan wrote:
>>(Sorry for the strange conversation, but my e-mail appears with about  
>>20 minutes delay on the list. And Hans is faster.)
> I've noticed this too, after I found many examples where Hans or Taco
> would answer questions that I didn't even know people had!  It seems
> that some emails (based on From: or destination address?) are delayed
> longer than others by the mailing list.
> Any ideas about what causes it?  Would a few full headers showing what

It happens to me as well, and it is worse on moment when there is more
spam. My guess is that because spam and virus filtering are often
queue-based (as a resource control measure), more mail equals longer
handling time.

Cheers, taco

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