Also your mail server may just be busy at the time their mail server try to

Christopher K. Bipes
Sr. Programmer/Analyst
CrossCheck, Inc.
6119 State Farm Drive   Phone: 707 586-0551 x 1102
Rohnert Park CA  94928  Fax: 707 586-1884

If consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, only geniuses work here.
Karen Herbelin - Readers Digest 3/2000

-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Bolhuis []
Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2001 8:02 AM
Subject: Re: List turnaround speed

> > 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.

  Unfortunately this is likely not true, and it's not David's fault. 
Due to lots and lots of potential problems that could occur, a
connection may not be established to the target mailserver for a
particular message. When this occurs that particular message gets
re-queueud to allow other messages to be sent. The problem may be fixed
by the time the 'reply' message is sent so the 'original' message shows
up later when it's time comes up again.

 These many problems include such silly things like a failure in the
connection from your mail server to the hub - as occured to us just
yesterday, or actual 'breaks' in the internet.

  - Larry

Larry Bolhuis
Arbor Solutions, Inc.
(616) 451-2500
(616) 451-2571 -fax
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