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From: Earle Barnes <>
Subject: [FreeHelp] Re: Freepages-Help-D Digest V03 #194
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2003 21:15:49 -0400
> Subject: [FreeHelp] OK, this is getting really annoying (adserver)
> Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 21:21:27 -0400
> From: Rod Dav4is <>
> Now that I have my DSL line the delays caused by your overworked
> server at adserver.ancestry.com are _painfully_ obvious. It's bad enough
> that you have to inflict these monstrosities on us, but to make us wait
> sometimes up to 20 seconds is just insult on top of injury.
> The chief problem is that my browser cannot begin rendering the page
> until the server has sent the ad image -- probably because your page
> fails to state the image dimensions. I haven't checked to see if that's
> the case, but that is the usual cause of such delays.
> In this case, it's a certainty that adserver is the cause of the
> delay; My browser posts its traffic in the status line, and the message
> "waiting for adserver..." (or something like) is in the status the
> whole time.
> Thank &deity; that the images can be cached!
> Regards, Rod Dav4is / P.O. Box 118 / Hyde Park, NY 12538 / USA
> Genealogy, et Cetera: http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~dav4is/ 343 ancestral & collateral families, mostly 17th - 19th century New England & European roots, total population: 77,500+
> Annex: http://www.gencircles.com/users/dav4is/
You may have a browser problem or there is a problem with your DSL. The links above load in less than 5 seconds (numerous times) in both I.E. 5.5 and NS 4.79 running on Verizon DSL.
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