hmmm, nothing like computer jargon to overload terms, 'ping' has been a
unix utility for as long as I can remember.

ping - send ICMP ECHO_REQUEST packets to network hosts

Scott Durrant
Human Genetics
University of Utah
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On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, Greg Sanders wrote:

> I've rarely hear anyone say 'P N G', most everyone I know says
> 'ping'.  Weird. :-)
> 
> Greg
> 
> On Tue, 12 Sep 2000, clemensF wrote:
> 
> > > Wandered Inn:
> > 
> > > > PNG is pronounced Ping. Tell me this isn't pronounced Ming!
> > > 
> > > First I've heard anyone refer to png as ping, I've always referred to it
> > > as P-N-G...
> > 
> > me?  i've always heard me say `pinch'.
> > 
> > clemens
> > 
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