Re: Big time delays in replies sent to the list

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Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 September 2008 19:38, Nigel Henry wrote:
>> I sent a reply to the list, using Kmail, and reply to mailing list some 1hr
>> 54 mins ago, and it's still not turned up on the list. At least I havn't
>> seen any confirmation of it.
>>
>> Some lists that I'm on, I can send a reply, then check mail, and the mail
>> I've just sent is already there, but replies sent to the Fedora list always
>> seem to suffer some time delay.
>>
>> It will be interesting to see how quick I get a confirmation of this post.
>>
>> I've just checked the mail again, and it's just past 2hrs since I sent the
>> reply, and still have no confirmation that it's been received by the list.
>>
>> This is not a complaint. I'm just puzzled by the delays.
>>
>> Nigel.
> 
> Replying myself, I've got a confirmation in about 15secs from this post.
> 
> Has this got anything to do with the way that the "To" lines are displayed, 
> when replying to mailing list.
> 
> I was replying to a post, and the "To" line was as below.
> 
> "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." 
> <[email protected]>
> 
> On Kmail I used reply to mailing list, and looking in the sent mail box, the 
> "To" line shows up as below.
> 
> [email protected]
> 
> Any observations, comments, etc, usw.
> 
> Well I've just resent the reply using:
> "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." 
> <[email protected]>
> 
> Again I've had a confirmation in less than 10secs that the email has been 
> received.
> 
> Just what is all this rubbish that's inserted before the list address, and is 
> causing problems when replying to the list, using, as I do "Reply to mailing 
> list" with Kmail.
> 
> I can never understand all this stuff that somehow gets inserted before the 
> list address. Who puts it there?
> 
> Nigel.
> 
The stuff before the e-mail address is supposed to be the name of
the person sending the e-mail. But it is not needed. You can just
send to [email protected] It used to be "Users of Fedora:.

Mikkel
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