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6.1.3 Sockets.AbstractSocket class: timed-out operations

checkPeriod
Answer the period that is to elapse between socket polls if data data is not ready and the connection is still open (in milliseconds)


checkPeriod: anInteger
Set the period that is to elapse between socket polls if data data is not ready and the connection is still open (in milliseconds)


timeout
Answer the period that is to elapse between the request for (yet unavailable) data and the moment when the connection is considered dead (in milliseconds)


timeout: anInteger
Set the period that is to elapse between the request for (yet unavailable) data and the moment when the connection is considered dead (in milliseconds)