E-mail on your own box

Joseph Norton jnorton at nortcom.com
Fri Jun 23 20:17:43 EDT 2000

Yeah, but, keep it off long enough and it'll get bounced back.  Keep it
off even for 3 or 4 hours and people will start getting those messages
talking about "can't send message for 4 hours" or whatever.  i\It's even
more interesting if you log off of yi.org (setting your ip address to  Then, your name "odysseus.yi.org" goes away completely until
you log back on.  Since your machine is on most of the time, (as you
mentioned) you probably won't notice this.  Even is some messages are
deferred, they will come trickling in once you are back.  Yi.org is
definitely a great service, no question about it.  And, it's

On Fri, 23 Jun 2000, Tommy Moore wrote:

> heh, I've used yi.org for over a year now or something like that have had
> no problems with mail delivery, even if the box has been off for a little
> while.
> I keep it up most of the time if possible, but even if I don't the mail
> still comes in anyways.
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