At 9:44 AM -0800 2/4/97, D. J. Bernstein wrote:
>> so a bad address doesn't get kicked off the list
>> until I've sent out as many as 2000 messages that won't be delivered??
>Right. What's the problem? It's not as if you have to read the bounces.
>Only the first one is saved, so you don't need much disk space.
Um, processor overhead? network bandwidth wastage?
If I tried this on MACWAY, with 51,000 users and the associated
turnover, my system would crawl to a halt just handling errors. Trust
Things that work nicely for small installations don't always scale well
to very large elephants.
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