socket in python 2.2 vs 2.1

Martin v. Loewis martin at
Tue Feb 26 04:05:28 EST 2002

Ivan Bykov <ivan at> writes:

> IMHO, '' is a valid IP number. This is number mask, use
> for broadcast packet.

Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but is *not* a valid
IP address. Formally, it would be a class E address, for experimental
use; but it has nothing to do with broadcast.

> MvL> Just remove the connect call.
> Then program to work not will.

Can you explain why? Are you using .send, or .sendto, later?


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