Re: ISP hassles

Milton Forte II (mwf@ibm.net)
Thu, 01 May 97 16:40:34 -0400


>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.
>>
Yes, like finding another ISP.

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Milton                                        mwf@ibm.net

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