Re: newcomer

noggle@isoc.net
Thu, 01 May 1997 19:23:56 GMT


On Thu, 01 May 97 11:54:05 -0500, you wrote:

>>What is the best method of dealing with the internet provider timing out
>>after 10-15 minutes of no communication?
>
>My solution is to set my email program to check for mail every 5
>minutes and leave it open.

I did that and my ISP admin got mad ;) He said that I was online 17 hours with
only 5 megs downloaded and was having something do something every 5 minutes to
keep me online... He kicked me off. It redialed. I got that message and
figured out I should try another approach.

Jason Gmoser
noggle@isoc.net