[Python-Dev] _socket efficiencies ideas

"Martin v. L÷wis" martin@v.loewis.de
Wed, 09 Apr 2003 20:38:32 +0200


Guido van Rossum wrote:

> I didn't even know this, and I think it's bad style to use something
> that obscure (most people would probably guess that 127.1 means
> 0.0.127.1 or 127.1.0.0).
> 
> But since you seem to know about this stuff, perhaps you can submit a
> patch?

I think the OP is willing to create a patch if guided into a direction.
The basic question is: should Python automatically recognize numeric
addresses, or should the application have a way to indicate a numeric 
address?

Regards,
Martin