Time to Live


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Time to Live

(TTL) A field in the Internet Protocol header which indicates how many more hops this packet should be allowed to make before being discarded or returned.
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It all sounds like silly fun until Ted hears that a fry cook with a grudge has poisoned his French fries--and it seems that he really only has a short time to live (of course, that's not exactly true, in the end).
If a teacher lives to 100, 40 years is a long time to live off retirement savings, she adds.
We are a busy people with jobs to get done, appointments to keep, and expectations about late and on time to live up to.