[Ontbirds] Ontbirds Message Delays

Mark Cranford [Ontbirds] ontbirds_coord at rogers.com
Sat Apr 25 20:21:48 EDT 2009


ONTBIRDS has been struggling with an operating system update that has 
resulted in delayed message delivery for the past three days.  We appear 
to have turned the corner and are now able to send messages out to the 
entire list as soon as they are received.

One problem, while attempting to debug the problem I placed all 
subscribers on message review.  At this moment there are 2483 
subscribers.  Some of the subscribed address send spam to the list which 
we block. Over the next couple of days I will be approving addresses 
individually starting at the beginning of the alphabet (which happens to 
be '1', '2',...'a','b'). I will only approve addresses that I recognize 
as safe. Otherwise you will have to wait until I see a legit bird post 
from your address.  Once approved future posts will go directly to list. 
  This has nothing to do with receiving Ontbirds messages only sending 

If you have an address that I might not recognize like 
ontbirds at rogers.com you can help me out by visiting your subscription 
page and making sure you have filled out your name.


Mark Cranford
ONTBIRDS Coordinator
Mississauga, Ont.
mark.cranford at ofo.ca
905 279 9576

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