On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 06:56:16AM +0900, Nikodemus Siivola wrote:
>  - Is this a timeout problem, a thread problem or an exception problem?

It seems like a design problem.  In the code you showed us, the
contract of medidate is that a timeout causes it to print a message
and exit.  I can't imagine how the outer rescue should catch a timeout
that is being consumed by the medidate method.  What am I missing?

        Wayne Conrad