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Re: Mail posting in newsgroups in Gnus


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Mail posting in newsgroups in Gnus
Date: Sat, 14 May 2016 11:01:02 +0300

> Date: Fri, 13 May 2016 23:06:43 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Jude DaShiell <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> The internet standard for email message delivery is to try for 240 hours 
> or 10 days whichever comes first then return delivery error report to 
> the sender if delivery has failed in those 240 hours or 10 days.  It was 
> designed that way since the internet's original purpose was to survive a 
> nuclear attack.

I never saw such long timeouts.  I generally get a soft error message
after 1 hour, and a "hard" delivery failure after 2 hours.



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