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Subject: Re: Email and lists...
From: "Jason A. Dour" <jad @ bcc . louisville . edu>
Date: Thu, 23 May 1996 08:03:37 -0400 (EDT)
To: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
Comments: Getting paid to be a geek is cool...
In-reply-to: <199605222049 . QAA15713 @ bcc . louisville . edu>

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On Wed, 22 May 1996, Eric Thomas wrote:
> The largest  number of LISTSERV lists  on a single machine  is 3,561 (our

	3,561!  Wow...

> To a large extent, people who  make new mailing list purchases today tend
> to base  their decisions  on manpower costs  rather than  resource usage.
. . .
> people  who have  two systems  to  look at  when a  problem is  reported,
> chances are that they'll get the RAM and use the same machine.

	Well...  The machine this probably would run on would start out as
a two CPU high integer performance IBM AIX machine with capability to go
to ten processors. Memory would probably start at 128M or 256M.  After
that, upgrading could happen if necessary.  How's that?  8)  With this
much horsepower doing only mail routing and listserving, is this a moot
point?

Jason
+ Jason A. Dour                       jad @
 bcc .
 louisville .
 edu               +
| Programmer Analyst II               http://www.louisville.edu/~jadour01/ |
| Dept. of Radiation Oncology         Finger for Geek Code, PGP Public Key,|
+ University of Louisville            PJ Harvey info, and other stuff...   +

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