Once upon a time at the peak of FidoNets reign, when most of the bigger
european nodes had ISDN lines, some boards used a method to connect to
another node, ask it if there was any new mail and how much all through
the D-Channel. What this basically meant was that distant nodes could call
each other every 15 minutes or call without incurring any charge until
they decided to download some mail. I don't know how legal this is, I
suppose it could be considered an extension to handshaking. I only saw
this done once or twice and never asked how it worked, but i'd say it is
possible, this prolly isn't the place to ask though......especially since
there are so many esat and eircom people here:) (i saw it done on BT
lines. I swear!!):)
On Sat, 29 Apr 2000, John Ronan wrote:
> Just wondering, has anyone managed to transfer Data over the ISDN "D" channel? I'd be interested to hear any reports...
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