On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 06:51:23AM +0200, John Darrington wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 07:48:35PM -0400, Leo Famulari wrote:
>      On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 09:16:55PM +0200, Ricardo Wurmus wrote:
>      > Theodoros Foradis <theodoros....@openmailbox.org> writes:
>      > > James Richardson writes:
>      > >> John Darrington writes:
>      > >>> A number of people have said that mail to this list takes a long 
> time to 
>      > >>> show up.  Today I too have noticed that some of my patches have 
> not (yet)
>      > >>> appeared in the archives.
>      > >>
>      > >> I've posted a patch several hours ago, haven't seen it in the 
> archives.
>      > >
>      > > A couple of days ago, I sent a patch series, which I resent after 
> about
>      > > 16 hours , and only then it appeared duplicate in the mailing
>      > > list. There seems to be some issue.
>      > 
>      > Usually, the first emails to the lists take a little while longer to
>      > appear.  After that things should be faster.
>      
>      I had this experience, too. I assume it's some sort of spam mitigation.
>      Generally these mailing lists deliver mail more or less instantaneously,
>      but the first time is slow.
> 
> I don't understand what is meant by "the first time".  Are you saying the 
> first
> ever email the list receives is slow, but all subsequent ones are faster - or
> are you saying something else?

The first time that a person sends an email to a given list.

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