[Tutor] best way to tell if i am connected to the internet

Jalil jalilsan at gmail.com
Tue May 1 05:11:17 CEST 2007

ping a host on the net if you get an echo response back you are good.
better yet ping the host  page you are scraping.

On 4/30/07, shawn bright <nephish at gmail.com> wrote:
> hello there all,
> i am wondering, what would be the simplest way to get a true/false
> am i connected to the internet ?
> right now i am using httplib to fetch a webpage every 20 minutes to see,
> but i am thinking that there is a better way,
> any suggestions would be encouraging
> thanks
> shawn
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