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Description of MUSHclient world function: world.ChatPing


Name ChatPing
Type Method
Summary Sends a ping message to the specified chat user
Prototype long ChatPing(long ID);

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Description

This sends a "ping request" chat message (26) (not an ICMP message) to the specified chat user. They should response by echoing the message back with a "ping response" message type (27).

MUSHclient makes a note of the time the ping message was sent, so that when the ping response arrives, it can work out how long the ping took for the round trip.


Note: Available in version 3.37 onwards.


VBscript example
ChatPing ChatGetID ("john")
Jscript example
ChatPing (ChatGetID ("john"));
PerlScript example
ChatPing (ChatGetID ("john"));
Python example
world.ChatPing (world.ChatGetID ("john"))
Lua example
ChatPing (ChatGetID ("john"))
Returns eChatIDNotFound: The chat ID was not connected.
eOK: Ping message sent.

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Introduced in version 3.37

See also ...

Function Description
ChatGetID Looks up what chat ID (identifier) corresponds to a particular chat name
ChatMessage Sends a message to a chat user (raw format)

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