nevin at smalltalkpro.com
Sun Apr 28 20:02:20 UTC 2002
Dan Ingalls wrote:
>My apologies for letting this drag on. I thought some reasonable support might be forthcoming from the ISP, but their attitude and responsiveness have been somewhere between reptilian and criminal. We're now on a fast track to move the domain to a different site.
>Thanks for your patience.
> - Dan
Just as a data point: Earthlink gave us a "free" web site included with
our $44.95/month broadband connection. My wife used to use it for
hosting pictures for her ebay auctions, and ran into the same problem
that squeak.org ran into (running out of her allotted bandwidth before
the end of the month, at which point Earthlink would shut the "free"
site down until the first of the month when the bandwidth records would
The only solution Earthlink offered, even when I waived more money at
them, was to sell me a completely different "pay" site. I couldn't just
upgrade my "free" site for an additional fee. So, in effect, our only
solution was also to just move to a different site, just as it appears
Dan is doing now for squeak.org.
In other words, I'm not surprised, Dan. :-)
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