ISP hassles

speed@ns.connext.net
Thu, 1 May 1997 16:19:41 +0000


Ask your ISP if he would like to assist us and run the client
software on some of their systems, then :)

You never know until you try.

- Mark

On 1 May 97 at 19:23, 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.
>
> Jason Gmoser
> noggle@isoc.net
>