Mr. Webb's blog for Taipei Adventist Preparatory Academy
The first 5 students to leave the definition of the word "ping" (as related to computers) as a comment on this post will get extra credit.
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Ping is a IP service or a network utility that tested whether you are able to reach the other networks that are connected or sent from your local host. - from Answers.com
-verb (used without object)1to produce a sharp sound like that of a bullet striking a sheet of metal.-noun
Used to test network connections. It can be used to determine if a remote device can be reached across the network and, if so, the connection's latency. -from About.com
Its similar to the latency of a computer.Ping is a specific method for sending messages from one computer to another.
Ping: This is a program that allows a computer to verify an internet's IP address and to make sure that a host of that internet is able to accept other user's requests.
Yay! That's my five. (Not sure why Florence decided to delete hers... but... whatever.) Thanks for playing, and make sure you always check this page!