Speeding up get URL

Shari shari at gypsyware.com
Mon Aug 4 04:17:19 EDT 2008

>One service provider that I extract data from does not want more than one
>hit every 50 seconds in order to be of service to hundreds of simultaneous
>users, so they protect themselves from "denial of service attacks" that
>overload their machines.

I did notice that even with their affiliate XML file access there's a 
mention of "too many requests per second" which would produce an 
error.  So they probably do have some sort of built in safety valve.

By the way, thank you Jim for prodding me to look into their back 
door.  I will be getting some of the data that way.

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