>>>>> "A" == Ara T Howard <ahoward / ngdc.noaa.gov> writes:

A> any reason why something like io-wait would not be included in the standard
A> dist?  portability i'm guessing...

svg% ruby -vrio/wait -e 'p IO.instance_method("wait")'
ruby 1.8.0 (2003-08-04) [i686-linux]
#<UnboundMethod: IO#wait>
svg% 



Guy Decoux