how to know if I'm on-line or not
jbondy at sover.net
Fri Aug 19 18:07:24 CDT 2005
I actually started doing just as you suggested (getting Google) when no
one else chimed in. Works fine, although I wonder how fond the folks at
Google are at us hammering away at them all of the time <grin>
J. Landman Gay wrote:
> Jon wrote:
>> I'm writing some software to continually test a web site I created.
>> It Posts some data every hour or so and then inspects the HTML that
>> returns to verify that the web site responded appropriately.
>> Sad to say, I connect to the Internet over a modem, so I'm not
>> on-line all of the time. I would like to have some logic like this,
>> so that I don't report an error when I'm not even on-line:
>> if modem-is-connected then
>> test the web site
>> end if
>> Is there any way to do this in Rev?
> One common technique is to "get" the url at google.com, or one at
> yahoo.com, or a small file you know is on your server. Then check the
> result to see if anything went wrong. If it didn't, assume a connection.
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