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Re: out of order messages from

 Ben Eisenbraun wrote: 
> I regularly get out of order messages from the BLU mailing list.  Out of 
> every 3 threads started, I inevitably seem to get replies to the original 
> post before the original post for one of them. 
> Does anyone else experience this?  I don't think there's anything wrong 
> with my mail set up, because I don't seem to have this problem with other 
> hosts, so I thought I'd check before plumbing too deeply into the Postfix 
> logs. 

This may be one of those "broken as designed" things--there's no 
guarantee that you'll receive email in the order that it's sent.  Heck, 
there's barely any guarantee that you'll receive it at all. :-) 

I've occasionally noticed that I receive short messages before long 
ones--maybe the mailer on the sending end or the spam filter on the 
receiving end is processing the shorter ones faster. 

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