jdow wrote:
> From: "Loren Wilton"
>>>>>> Mike Grau 07/09/07 5:15 PM >>>
>>> On 07/09/2007 04:01 PM the voices made Joe Zitnik write:
>>>> I can't get here:
>>>> http://www.rulesemporium.com/rules
>>>> Is rulesemporium having issues again?
>>> I can rarely get there (via a browser). So rarely the site is almost
>>> useless.
>>> I've been having intermittent issues getting there from home for a
>>> while. Last time it happened, the site was down. I still can't get
>>> there....

>> Hum. I just tried again, and didn't have any problems this time either.
>> Guess I'm lucky.
>> Loren

> As I said, we use a trick that makes the fetches work. It does not get
> us tarred by the DoS filter. So access to the web site is really easy.
> I also check "when I feel like it" rather than hourly as I've heard some
> "people" work. Weekly is more than enough unless you see a notification
> here. I got annoyed at the failed fetch one day and looked at the logs I
> make. I saw the timeout errors. I worked to eliminate them. Why whine when
> you can fix it, eh love?


The errors have nothing to do with the DoS protection, but saturated
links. The insertion of a few seconds of delay between queries, or a 20
minute delay in my case, will do nothing to resolve the issue.