Ralph Angenendt wrote: > 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. It does "for me" and that was I guess what should have been my initial question. "Does anyone else see a delay?" >> 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. I misunderstood, I thought you had to. Mail lists are foreign to me. >> Is anybody aware of this delay? > > There is no delay. Maybe not for the rest of the world :) I just seem to find the hardest way to do things I guess. >> 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 ... OK, that makes some sense. I just thought you had to subscribe for the digest to get the responses from the list. I have never subscribed to mail lists before now so the concept is foreign to me.