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Date: Wed, 26 Jan 1994 23:41:18 EST
From: "Russell Nelson" <nelson AT crynwr DOT com>
Organization: Crynwr Software
To: "Stephen Turnbull" <turnbull AT shako DOT sk DOT tsukuba DOT ac DOT jp>
Cc: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: Re: Unbelievable!

On Thu, 27 Jan 94 10:12:16 JST, "Stephen Turnbull" <turnbull AT shako DOT sk DOT tsukuba DOT ac DOT jp> wrote:
> Is there a reasonable way to check for the list being down (or
> otherwise not sending mail for some reason---obviously not from lack
> of traffic, in the case of DJGPP :-), as opposed to one being somehow
> dropped from the list (which has happened to a few people over the
> last few months)?  I have in mind something like checking the date on
> the archive in sun.soe.clarkson.edu:/pub/msdos/djgpp.  The only
> alternative seems to be sending "testing 1, 2, 3" messages.

Yes, that's the best non-intrusive way to test.

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