[Python-Dev] Re: _socket efficiency ideas

Martin v. L÷wis martin@v.loewis.de
10 Apr 2003 22:33:13 +0200


"Marangozov, Vladimir (Vladimir)" <vladimir.marangozov@optimay.com> writes:

> Any decent DNS resolver first tries to figure out whether
> the requested name string is an IP address.

So how come that the *very* recent netdb libraries do DNS lookups for
"apparently numeric" addresses, whereas somewhat older libraries
don't?

Regards,
Martin