Busy Connect

Jay R. Ashworth jra at scfn.thpl.lib.fl.us
Sun Jan 31 04:44:05 UTC 1999

On Thu, Jan 28, 1999 at 10:38:44AM -0800, John Leong wrote:
> > "No answer", to me, as an ISP customer would mean
> > that there is a broken modem somewhere that is not answering the
> phone.
> > Definitely different than "Busy."
> The modem return code, unfortunately is often not precise.

You can say _that_ again.

this is rapidly veering off topic, so replies privately, please, but
does _anyone_ know why 15 years after Bell standardized on different
SIT tone sequences for differen error conditions, modems _still_ can't
report the proper error?

-- jra
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