Walle Wallen wrote:
> It still happens, but very rarely... The bot kicks in again if I write 
> anything in the window($stdin).
> Does anyone have any thoughts on this?

Yeah I think it's a generic "problem" of TCP. If the other side has 
closed the socket (or died, or been rebooted), and you never write 
anything to the socket, you will never learn it is closed until the next 
time you write something.

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Ruby_Programming/Reference/Objects/Socket#keepalive
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