[CentOS-docs] Initial list delay

Mon May 11 15:23:55 UTC 2009
Ralph Angenendt <ra+centos at br-online.de>

David Dreggors wrote:
> Why does it take so long (3/4 days) from account creation and 
> confirmation email to the point you actually receive list mail?

It doesn't.

> Especially if you sign up to get a request made, which means that the 
> request goes to the list days before you can recieve email from the 
> list. You then miss all replies!

Don't sign up for the digest then.

> Is anybody aware of this delay?

There is no delay.

> Is that normal?

If you subscribe to get your mails in a daily digest: Yes, it is.

> If it is then is it posted anywhere that you should wait several days 
> before sending questions to the list?

As there is no such delay if you do *not* subscribe for the digest of
the mailing lists ...


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