The 500 Mile Email

April 18th, 2008

EmailSystem administrators, as well as anyone who understands how email works, will appreciate the linked story where a network admin had to figure out why emails would bounce if the recipient was more than 500 miles away. And in this case, statisticians turned out to be quite useful. (Note that he has taken some literary license with the story, as described in the FAQ, but the basic facts are correct.)

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