Status of Cypherpunks list sites?

Apache apache at
Tue Aug 19 23:23:25 PDT 1997

On Tue, 19 Aug 1997, Tim May wrote:

> Anyway, has anybody been doing any pings of the various lists to see which
> ones are  most available and have the lowest latencies for redistribution
> to subscribers?

This would be interesting.
> And shouldn't we all be making a more serious effort to drop the use of the
> "cypherpunks at" address, as John said some months back that he would
> support forwarding stuff for a while, but not necessarily forever. As it
> is, it just adds another hop and another potential weak link.

I think in principal this makes good sense. I am subscribed to toad and
cyberpass under 3 or 4 names and I find toad is by far the quickest in
turn around time to me. One thing of interest is that I was an early
subscriber to cyberpass as apache at quux.. and I get that mail fairly
promptly but under this nicks sub to cyberpass (much lower down on the
list of subscribers) the latency is usually in hours (4-8) with 
discussions sometimes over before I read them, whereas my sub to toad is
much prompter. I haven't done any statitics on this but I have been
watching as the posts come in and procmail tosses them into various

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