Load Balancing with Postfix [and SpamAssassin]
jcoates at archive.org
Fri Jan 20 09:43:05 MST 2006
>The opening sentence of RFC 821 states " The objective of Simple Mail
>Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is to transfer mail reliably and efficiently."
yay stuart! thanks - you are less lazy than me. ;-)
>At any rate, it doesn't matter what the original designers intended.
>The fact is that e-mail isn't as immediate as other forms of communication.
>If you call or IM me, you'll find out pretty quick whether I got the
just want to point out that you are talking about asynchronicity - which is
different than reliability or immediacy.
a user may not be sure when a receiver will actually read their message, but
they may expect it to be in the inbox sitting there waiting for them.
that's expecting reliability, immediacy, and asynchronicity.
when a user call someone on their cell phone, they expect reliability,
immediacy and synchronicity, unless they leave a voicemail, which shifts
their expectation to asynchronicity.
okay. let's admit it - plug is mostly good for self indulgent bsing when we
should be working but it's kind of fun. and look, i deleted all that cruft
at the end just for stuart. my karma is going through the roof.
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