[Northkeep] dissapearing posts...

Faolan Macfarland 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.
> Marc/Diarmaid
> _______________________________________________
> Northkeep mailing list
> Northkeep at ansteorra.org
> http://www.ansteorra.org/mailman/listinfo/northkeep

More information about the Northkeep mailing list