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Sorry,  I misread the original message (saw a "10" where there was a "1" in
two places) somehow.

Sherman D. (Dan) Vines, EIT
Heery International

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Allen, S.E. <bill(--nospam--at)>
To: seaoc(--nospam--at) <seaoc(--nospam--at)>
Date: Tuesday, May 19, 1998 5:00 PM
Subject: RE: e-mailing AutoCAD drawings

> agree. When I download Microsoft Bloatware upgrades at 10+mb, it usually
>only takes about 45 minutes. A 1 mb zip file should take just a few minutes
>even at 28.8k (which is the capacity of MSN).
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mark Florence [mailto:mdf(--nospam--at)]
>Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 1998 1:30 PM
>To: seaoc(--nospam--at)
>Subject: Re: e-mailing AutoCAD drawings
>I have a 33.6 kbps modem and can usually send a 1 MB file in 8 to 10
>minutes.  There are several variables involved including phone line
>quality, but I have never had a 1 MB file take an hour to send.  If you
>would like me to test send one of your drawings, please e-mail me.
>Mark Florence, P.E.
>At 03:09 PM 5/19/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>I hate to break it to you, but your ISP is not the problem. File download
>>and upload time is directly proportional to the speed of your modem.  If
>>are running a 28.8 or 33.6 kbps modem on phone line of moderate quality, 1
>>Mb per hour is not unreasonable.  If this is a real problem for you, you
>>want to look into getting an ISDN hookup or DSL service if it is available
>>in your area.  These are services provided by the phone company, but I
>>believe you will still need to find another ISP besides MSN, because I
>>think they handle anything other than standard dial-up connections.
>>If you would like a more detailed explanation, please feel free to e-mail
>>Sherman D. (Dan) Vines, EIT
>>Heery International
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Sam Love <loveengr(--nospam--at)>
>>To: SEAOC <seaoc(--nospam--at)>
>>Date: Tuesday, May 19, 1998 3:02 PM
>>Subject: e-mailing AutoCAD drawings
>>>Does anyone use an Internet Service Provider (ISP) with whom you can
>>1 MB+ AutoCAD
>>>drawings quickly?  i.e. less than 5 minutes.  My ISP is the Microsoft
>>Network (MSN) and it
>>>takes about an hour to send a 1 MB zipped AutoCAD file.  I'd like to
>>to a faster
>>>ISP if anyone has had a good experience with one.
>>>Sam Love
>>>Love Engineering
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