[Python-Dev] _socket efficiencies ideas

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Thu, 10 Apr 2003 17:49:19 +1200 (NZST)

> Indeed, Anthony brought the example of 911.com, which has been
> registered despite being illegal.

At least 911 is greater than 255, which unfortunately isn't the case
for 123.

But all these would be caught by requiring a full 4-number address
before deciding it's numeric.  (I don't think it's worth allowing for
0-padding if there are less than 4 numbers.)

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