pat eyler wrote:
>> Dave Burt wrote:
>> > For ping, there is 'ping' in the standard library, and 'net/ping' on
>> the
>> > RAA ('gem install net-ping').
> 
> ugh!  I hate ping.
> 
> On 11/29/06, Daniel Berger <djberg96 / gmail.com> wrote:
>> Indeed, Pat talked to me about possibly including net-ping in the
>> standard lib, though it needs a PingICMP class.  It could probably
>> stand a bit of reorganization, too.
> 
> I've actually done some work on the code, but it's in need of some
> documentation and a bit more polish.  The ICMP ping still needs
> to be integrated as well.
> 
> I just have more ambition than time, talent, and energy.  :(

It sounds simple enough for a Ruby Quiz. Then we'd have not two, but a
dozen versions, possibly including a Net::Ping-interfaced one for Jos!

Dave