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Beyond Control Inc.
November 29, 2001 08:27
Re: 500 Read error
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Unfortunatly, if I start it now it *will* work for 10 hours, then die.

This is why I find this to be so weird, since I look like IE5, and I always
create a new UserAgent object so that I won't get cookied or anything like

----- Original Message -----
From: "William R Ward" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2001 11:55 PM
Subject: Re: 500 Read error

> (Beyond Control Inc.) writes:
> > I've written a small script that fetches a page every 10 minutes.
> >
> > After 12-14 hours, it suddenly stops fetching the page, say there's a
read error (500)
> Is this something that works once you start it up again?  Or did it
> work for a while and now you can't get it to work anymore?  If the
> latter, it could be that the web administrators noticed your script
> and blocked it.  Some web site owners don't like people slurping their
> data when the ads or copyright notices might not be slurped as well.
> --Bill.
> --
> William R Ward  
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>      If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

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