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[REBOL] Re: just "ping"; now "psst"

From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 20-Aug-2002 19:20

Hi Ken, On Tuesday, August 20, 2002, 6:31:39 AM, you wrote: KBC> I get several seconds of nothing, then Cannot connect to (whatever). As I said, that port is usally closed. If you have control on those machines, you can turn the echo service on (but beware of security risks - I'd rather suggest to write a little server script that answers with "I'm here" to everyone that connects...). Otherwise, you can use any other service the machine provides to discover if it is up or not. Anyway, asking questions never hurts, so don't feel sorry. :-) Regards, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer Amigan -- AGI L'Aquila -- REB: