> If there is someone out there using MacOSX, could you try it and see 
> whether this theory is correct?  What you need to do is:

I get a timeout too.

[zen:~] koan% ruby -v
ruby 1.6.7 (2002-03-01) [powerpc-darwin6.0]
[zen:~] koan% sw_vers
ProductName:    Mac OS X
ProductVersion: 10.2.6
BuildVersion:   6L60
[zen:~] koan% uname -a
Darwin zen.kotnet.org 6.6 Darwin Kernel Version 6.6: Thu May  1 
21:48:54 PDT 2003; root:xnu/xnu-344.34.obj~1/RELEASE_PPC  Power 
Macintosh powerpc

Koen
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