[Tig] Re: Mail System Error - Returned Mail

Rob Lingelbach caltech
Mon Mar 10 00:56:51 GMT 2003

whichever subscribers to the TIG whose host's MX record is with
advanstars.com please advise me, advanstar's MTA is broken in not
returning, in error diagnostics (see following) the envelope
recipient.  The offending address will not receive this request
but I'm hoping someone else at the same (presently unknown)
destination host will contact me so I don't have to write a
looping program to do 1200 nslookups searching for the

postmaster at advanstars.com has been contacted as well.

On Sun, Mar 09, 2003 at 07:05:27PM -0500, Mail Administrator wrote:
> This Message was undeliverable due to the following reason:
> Your message was not delivered because the destination computer was
> not reachable within the allowed queue period.  The amount of time
> a message is queued before it is returned depends on local configura-
> tion parameters.
> Most likely there is a network problem that prevented delivery, but
> it is also possible that the computer is turned off, or does not
> have a mail system running right now.
> The queue containing messages destined for Mailbox-Deliver
> was expired by the Postmaster of mail.advanstars.com.
> The following recipients did not receive your message:
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> Arrival-Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 18:02:39 -0500

> From: Dave Corbitt <david.corbitt at verizon.net>
> Subject: Re: FW: [Tig] D-Cinema Suite contd.
> To: jwfrey at bellatlantic.net, schayka at ix.netcom.com
> Cc: Tig <tig at tig.alegria.com>
> Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 18:01:45 -0500
> Kevin Ayres supports the TIG.
> At 4:23 PM -0500 3/8/03, John Frey wrote:
> >Kevin Ayres supports the TIG.
> >
> >Stan Chayka wrote:
> >
> >> The point to consider is that when the white bar is exposed, the light 
> >> level
> >> behind the pluge area is actually higher making the point of extinction 
> >> that
> > > much harder to set.
> >........
> >>
> >> I would like to think that if the pluge is used to set the extinction 
> >> point,
> >> it be done without the contamination of the color bars, and, then see if 
> >> the
> >> blacks match better with projection systems.
> >>
> >
> >Interestingly, I have a couple of PAL generators which have a pluge 
> >set amidst a largely black field.  ..............
> >What should we do?  Put a pluge in a grey field?
> ............
> Stan, John, et al,
> I have heard from reliable sources that when the Pluge was added to 
> the color bar signal there was a lot of disagreement among the SMPTE 
> RP committee members of the usefulness of a Pluge added to a bright 
> signal such as Color Bars due to the exact same reasons being brought 
> up in this thread. However, the rational forces did not win out in 
> this case and Pluge added to color bars is now basically not very 
> useful. The fact that it is in the corner also doesn't help things as 
> most monitors will have a significant light drop off in the corners 
> relative to the center. For that reason, home theater calibrators use 
> pluge signals that are centered on the screen on a  black field and 
> go from top to bottom of the frame. You can see this and many other 
> well thought out calibration signals on the two most popular DVD's 
> used for monitor calibration. It might make good sense for post 
> production and broadcast engineers to borrow some lessons from their 
> less well paid home theater calibration cousins. I can tell you the 
> names of these DVDs if you contact me privately.
> Disclaimer: I am currently unemployed (hopefully only temporarily) so 
> I don't take any money from any monitor calibrators or anyone else at 
> this time.
> -- 
> Dave Corbitt
> Madison, NJ 07940
> email  david.corbitt at verizon.net
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Rob Lingelbach   
rob at calarts.edu
caltech at calarts.edu 
If he should ever change his faith, it'll be because he no longer thinks
he's God.

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