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slow ubuntu-users list

Am Sonntag, 22. Oktober 2017, 18:08:40 CEST schrieb Robert Heller:
> At Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:05:44 +0200 "Ubuntu user technical support,  not for 
general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > 
> > This list seems to have gotten very slow. It took almost an hour, before I
> > received Xen's last message. It showed up in the archives, before I
> > received it, which seem to be updated every half hour.
> > 
> > - Something should be done about it.
> > - It's probably not an error on your side.
> It is *most likely* something going on with volker-wysk.de's mail exchanger
> (mail.volker-wysk.de). If that machine is busy, it will "defer" mail
> connections. Mailman (or the outbound SMTP server on lists.ubuntu.com) will
> wait for awhile and try again. This will repeat until the mail gets through
> or 5 days pass, at which point this will be given up.

When I send myself a test mail, I get it back within two minutes. And it's the 
first time, I've observed this long delay.

> Don't feel bad.  This sort of thing happens all the time with the likes of
> yahoo.com and aol.com.  Those people often get their E-Mail a day or so
> late, so an hour or so late now and then is no big deal... :-)

Thanks. Now I feel better.  ;-)