>>>>> "F" == "Firestone, Mark <- Technical Support" <mark.firestone / gossgraphic.co.uk>> writes:

F> Sounds good.  The documentation on this is sketchy.  Any suggestions.  

 You have an example in 

  http://www.rubycentral.com/book/ref_m_kernel.html#Kernel.select

 it look if it exist something to read from $stdin (the timeout is at 1.5
 second) 


Guy Decoux