Re: Timeout Status Code

John C. Mallery (
Mon, 13 Jun 1994 15:10-0400

Date: Mon, 13 Jun 1994 10:40 EDT
From: (Michael A. Dolan)

At 02:26 PM 6/13/94 +0200, John C. Mallery wrote:
>I'm currently using 5 minutes as a timeout. Any thoughts on better timeout

Is this unconditional ? What if I have a slow line and a large document ?
If it would time out unconditionally after 5 minutes, then perhaps it
should be an algorithm of document size and transfer rate ?

Sorry, timeouts after the connection is idle for 5 minutes.

Michael A. Dolan -
TerraByte Technology (619) 445-9070