Message arrival order?

From: Dwight K. Elvey <>
Date: Wed Sep 8 12:30:30 2004

>From: "Jules Richardson" <>
>On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 12:02 -0500, John Foust wrote:
>> I've been receiving messages out of order: I'm seeing
>> the responses well in advance of the original messages.
>> Why would the list software do that?
>Same here, just in the last few days though. Didn't Jay mention a disk
>crash a week or so ago? Maybe things are just clogged trying to catch up
>since then and it'll all gradually sort itself out.

 There are all kinds of variable delays in messages on the web.
Even though, one message might go the fast way, another
might take a more roundabout method.
 There is any number of reasons that they might arrive out of
order is they were sent close in time.
Received on Wed Sep 08 2004 - 12:30:30 BST

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