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Ping? Pong! #94653 18/08/04 08:28 AM
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Where does : Ping? Pong! stand for.... i know that u can hide it, but what is it ? smile


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Re: Ping? Pong! #94654 18/08/04 08:44 AM
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Re: Ping? Pong! #94655 18/08/04 09:08 PM
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Put simply... servers use pings to check that you are still online and functioning - your IRC client responds with a PONG so that you don't get disconnected. laugh

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Re: Ping? Pong! #94656 18/08/04 10:40 PM
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why exactly is displaying it enabled by default? Its useless to the average user and just ends up confusing them.

Re: Ping? Pong! #94657 20/08/04 06:57 AM
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Presumably to help a user work out when there's a problem - if the ping?pong!'s stop, a disconnect is on the way.

Think of it as a hearbeat.... while its beating, everything's ok, when it stops, it's time to do some diagnostics wink

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