On Wed, 7 Aug 1996, Info-LabVIEW List Maintainer wrote:
> Nope. There is no "standard" that I'm aware of. We queue mail for 7 days
> here. Some sites send warnings if the message isn't delivered in an hour
> (actually, I think I've gotten warnings for messages that weren't
> delivered in a minute, but that could be what's left of my memory
> playing tricks on me).
How about a 32 day timeout? This UUCP example seems a bit extreme:
>After 72 hours, your message has not yet been fully delivered.
>The potential for successful delivery exists for a further 29 days.
>No further action is required by you.
>Delays are usually due to service interruptions at the receiving
>machine; possibly the recipient is on holiday, cancelling the account
>shortly, or simply choosing not to collect their email.
>Please do NOT reply to this automatic message.
I did not realize they were so determined to deliver the mail in the UK. :-)
- murr -
mail timing out
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