on 7/19/2000 8:34 PM, Edmund A. Hintz at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> After searching long and hard for a Mac OS based App which would:
> A-generate an ICMP ping
> B-was AppleScriptable
> C-cost less that $20
> I gave up. Doesn't mean it doesn't exist, just that I couldn't find it after
> several weeks of on and off searching. So, I resorted to Unix and hacked up

I wrote an AppleScript-based solution that fits your bill. It incorporates
several different freeware/shareware programs, can send email, dial a pager,
make noise, etc. It's called "The Pinger" and is available on my public
iDisk, username jlg.

Jon L. Gardner '89, Computer Systems Manager <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Texas A&M University Dept. of Food Services <http://food.tamu.edu/>
Tel 979.458.1839 * Fax 979.845.2157 * Hip 979.229.4323
PGP public key available at <http://food.tamu.edu/pgp/jon.html>

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