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Wisconsin gateway gripes [message #293370] Mon, 09 February 1987 09:36
Originally posted by: FISHER%rpicicge@adm.UUCP
Article-I.D.: brl-adm.4331
Posted: Mon Feb  9 09:36:18 1987
Date-Received: Tue, 10-Feb-87 04:44:08 EST
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In light of the present transitory (I hope) difficulties with the Wisconsin
gateway between BITNET and ARPANET, it seems appropriate to ask:
    Are we demanding a little too much from the gateway?
I don't know the terms and conditions under which the WISCVM gate operates,
but I assume the improperly coerced "From:" address problem was not done
in malice.  At any rate, the gate is there and works, and generally works
well.  Can we help it work better?
How many Info-CPM members are on the BITNET side of Wisconsin?  Just
guessing, I would say I get 50 or so Info-CPM items per week. ...that
times however many of us there are over here I am sure represents a lot
of traffic through the gate.
Should we set up a single BITNET host as the redistribution point for all
Info-CPM traffic to BITNET-land?  As maintainer of my host and its mail
services I can offer RPICICGE for that function.  The redistribution
functions already exist; all that is needed is the mailing list....
J.S.Fisher       Bitnet:  FISHER@RPICICGE
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