Re: newcomer

Brian Young (byoung@oru.edu)
Thu, 01 May 1997 14:57:33 -0500


noggle@isoc.net wrote:
>
> 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.

Hey, if they are selling you a unlimited account.....

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byoung@oru.edu Brian Young Internet Systems Admin Oral Roberts University