socket in python 2.2 vs 2.1

Martin v. Loewis martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Feb 26 10:05:28 CET 2002


Ivan Bykov <ivan at kupol.ru> writes:

> IMHO, '255.255.255.255' is a valid IP number. This is number mask, use
> for broadcast packet.

Somebody correct me if I'm wrong, but 255.255.255.255 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?

Regards,
Martin



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