How do i check for an internet connection?
dcragg at lacscentre.co.uk
Sun Dec 11 05:21:07 CST 2005
On 11 Dec 2005, at 00:50, Alex Tweedly wrote:
> Jerry Daniels wrote:
>> I've been using this one since you posted it and i really like
>> it. VERY fast.
> Just remember - it often gets the wrong answer on some systems
> (e.g. mine).
> It believes I am always connected, even though about 50% of the
> time I'm not - because I have an in-house network (mix of Cat-5
> and wifi) with an Internet connection which is *not* always connected.
Alex, thanks as always for pointing out the limitations. Can I pick
your knowledge a little further?
Can the testForConnection function be assumed reliable for detecting
a network connection of some sort, not necessarily the internet? I
guess there are times when this might be sufficient.
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