• Subject: Re: List turnaround speed
  • From: David Gibbs <david@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 08:23:43 -0600 (CST)

> David, DSL is good news!  However, I have to wonder, you'll still have an ISP
> to deal with, won't you?  How, then, does DSL allow you to "go direct"?

Currently, mail sent to MIDRANGE.COM goes to my ISP to be queued up.
Every 5 minutes or so, I connect to my ISP to download the mail via
UUCP, process it, and queue it up to be sent back to the ISP.  When
I send it back to the ISP, they do the actual sending of the messages
out to the internet.

When I have DSL, the mail will be sent directly to midrange.com and
will be sent out directly from my system to your mail servers.  The
ISP will no longer be in the mix.

> Once the listservers are on DSL, will you also have more control of the
> sequence of messages arriving at subscribers' inboxes?  In other words, will I
> no longer receive replies to a message that arrives later than the reply
> itself?

I think so.

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