Message from discussion Come on Demon, admit that email is broken
From: a...@whirlnet.co.uk (Alan Ford)
Subject: Re: Come on Demon, admit that email is broken
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On Wed, 14 Jun 2000 17:19:25 +0100, Clive D.W. Feather
>In article <rnr3i8.rl...@anacon.demon.co.uk>, Mark Evans
>>Also Demon having off site (e.g. the other side of the North Sea) MX machines
>>wouldn't be a bad idea either.
>I know why you're suggesting that. However, even if there were no other
>issues, it isn't that easy to find someone willing to handle the amounts
>of mail involved.
It's not going to be that much, is it? I mean, it's only going to be used
when there's a problem over this end.
You've already got homepages caches in Telehouse NY IIRC, surely it wouldn't
be that much different or more difficult to implement some form of backup MX.
Would make a good selling point. *Reliability* -- something that was a bit
missing during the last week :(
The US would be my priority for the placing of such things, but some form
of European thing, as Mark was suggesting, would not go amiss either. Maybe
not in the Scandinavia area, but how about integrating something with the
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