Okily dokily folks, looks like everything is good to go. It looks like the speed is back up there(my test mail took about 2 minutes for 900+ deliveries), which is nice and we can brag about how fast our list is once again :) There may have been a couple emails lost, so dig in your outbox's and send them again if you don't see your post show up soon :) If anyone notices anything odd, please let me know and I'll look into it.. Thanks for your patience! .djc. "Daniel J. Cody" wrote: > > Hi Folks - > > Due to a huge expansion in the number of people on thelist, I've(and > others) started noticing that emails are taking A Long Time to get sent > out to everyone. Sometimes its taking as long as 45 minutes to an hour. > > Obviously, in my personal quest for the fastest email list out there, > this is unaccaptable :) > > Also, I'm sure its annoying for many of you to have to wait for longer > periods of time to get and see answers to your questions/topics.. We've > always been used to speed around here with our mailing lists, and that > isn't going to change :) > > So, I'm going to be making some changes this afternoon to get things on > the fast side again. Most notably, I'll be giving the axe to sendmail > and installing a different mail transport agent(MTA) called postfix. > Sendmail is good at many things. Sending out 1000+ emails within 60 > seconds isn't one of them sadly. Postfix is well known for its speed and > is used by many lists on the 'net.. > > At any rate, while this is all taking place, you may notice a stop in > mail traffic on thelist sometime today, or you may get errors while > trying to post. Don't wory if you get errors or your email doesn't come > through right away, I'll try to make the switch as transparent as > possible for everyone. > > If there are any questions comments or problems, please feel free to > drop me a line offlist.. Thanks for your patience :) > > .djc.