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Re: MOO starting up without a port

> > Now that MOO has MPL builtin, I think it should be possible to let
> > the MOO start up without binding any port.  This way it could let
> > $server_started() figure out what ports to bind--let the database
> > handle everything.
> Possibly dangerous and for what reason? If server_started fails for some 
> reason before binding a port you lose, painfully.

No... I think it should be possible not to bind to a port at startup,
but that you /can/ if you want to.  Making a port option wouldn't default
to 7777, but would default to nothing.

> Nothing stops you from binding some obscure port to begin with and then 
> rebinding later, as described in the changelog.

Or you could do this.



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