[Northkeep] dissapearing posts...
faolanmacfarland at cox.net
Tue Dec 6 18:09:33 PST 2005
hey - hey - I have avoided that for months & months - thank you!!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marc Carlson" <marccarlson20 at hotmail.com>
To: <northkeep at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2005 8:42 AM
Subject: RE: [Northkeep] dissapearing posts...
> >From: Gisela <giselavonwolfsburg at gmail.com>
>>Why is it taking so long for my posts to show up? I posted about 2 hours
>>and I STILL haven't seen them...
> Because email's not a reliable means of communication? (The folowing may
> sound like a strident rant, but it's not meant to be, and I'm sorry if if
> comes across like I'm yelling at anyone)
> No, I'm serious - people get used to having their mail get through
> instantly, but you shouldn't. Ok, 99% of the time these days it will be
> good and reliable, and they tell me that the days of mail not getting
> through for days (if ever) because of whatever in just ONE of the routers
> and the servers the packets get sent through are over, but the reality is,
> this is not like popping a note in the mail and having it ship easily.
> You are relying on a long series of computers to talk to each other and
> cooperate, with none of them being down or slowed for any reason.
> Sometimes things are going to happen, things we'll never know about that
> will slow down your email.
> 2 hours is really nothing. 2 days suggests there's a problem.
> This BTW, is why I complain to Faolan about posting last minute business
> meeting changes to the list, becasue even assuming that people are
> actually reading their email that late in the day, this does still assume
> that they will be getting their email that late in the day.
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