Prof Brian Ripley
Prof Brian Ripley <email@example.com>
Mon, 22 Nov 1999 17:54:09 +0000 (GMT)
> Date: Mon, 22 Nov 1999 12:37:34 -0500
> From: Paul Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> At home my system just waits to timeout, but at work I can break out and
> I get the message "Service not available, remote server has closed the
> connection." Are you sure you don't have some special priveldges coming
> from an "r-project.org" domain? Certainly ftp could be set up for that.
Well, I am not coming from one, and it works for me. Indeed, as I am
behind a compulsory proxy, it is not me that the Wisconsin machine sees
but a UK public proxy machine. Connections to Wisconsin from here are
extremely slow today, and I have had lots of problems with timeouts to
that machine on other days. It might be worth trying on another day.
Using http with wget is probably a quicker route, as http is a more
Brian D. Ripley, email@example.com
Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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