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Change in Symbolics policy for Dialnet mail delivery

Coincidental with our move to new quarters in Concord, Mass., Symbolics
has found it necessary to make a change in our policy with respect to
the delivery of electronic mail to Dialnet sites.

As in the past, Symbolics will act as a relay point (via Riverside) for
Dial mail.  However, Riverside will no longer call out (mail-probe)
Dialnet sites for which it has queued mail.

It will be necessary for sites that expect to receive Dial mail to probe
Riverside at regular intervals.  Depending on the amount of mail you
expect to receive, probe intervals from six hours to a couple of days
may be reasonable.  Riverside will hold undelivered messages for one
week before returning them, so probing with a period greater than a few
days is not recommended.  Likewise, to keep your own long-distance
charges down and to avoid frequently tying up Riverside's line with
queries about mail, probe intervals significantly shorter than a few
hours should not be used unless you are debugging a problem in
exchanging mail with Riverside.  See the documentation for the variables
are generally set in the mailer's Options.Lisp file, and the sample
Options.Lisp file in the topic "A Complete Dialnet Installation for a
New, Non-Internet Site".

Included at the end of this message is the contents of an updated
public-dialnet-domain file, including the new phone number for Riverside,
1-508-287-0395.  This file should be installed at your site as

NOTE: To ease the transition, and to try to get this message delivered
to Dialnet sites (a chicken-and-egg problem), we will resume
dial-out-delivery service from Riverside, for a period of a week after
this message is sent, before turning it off permanently.  I will also be
calling sites that are accumulating significant backlogs, to deliver
this message by a different channel.

We regret the necessity for this change, and we thank you for your

Douglas Dodds   (dodds@symbolics.com)
Symbolics, Inc.
Concord, Mass.

----------- contents of SYS:SITE;PUBLIC-DIALNET-DOMAIN.TEXT.NEWEST -------------

;;; -*- Mode: Text; Nofill: T -*-
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;;;> Symbolics UX400S, Symbolics UX1200S, Symbolics C, Symbolics Pascal (R), Symbolics 
;;;> Prolog, Symbolics Fortran (R), CLOE (R), CLOE Application Generator, CLOE Developer,
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;;;  Load origin is Dialnet.Symbolics.COM. 

;;; Riverside handles all domain names under SCRC.Symbolics.COM.
Riverside.SCRC.Symbolics.COM. DIAL A      "15082870395"
                              DIAL HINFO  SYMBOLICS-3600 LISPM
                              DIAL WKS    ((MAIL-PROBE             MAIL-PROBE)
                                           (MAIL-TO-USER           SMTP)
                                           (EXPAND-MAIL-RECIPIENT  SMTP)
                                           (STORE-AND-FORWARD-MAIL SMTP))
Symbolics.COM.		      DIAL MX 20  Riverside.SCRC.Symbolics.COM.

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