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Re: open_network_connection problem

>> #-1:Input to EVAL, line 1:  Invalid argument
>> ... called from built-in function eval()
>> ... called from #57:eval_cmd_string (this == #94), line 18
>> ... called from #57:eval*-d (this == #94), line 10
>> (End of traceback)
>> ;open_network_connection("",70)
>> => #-9 <invalid>
>This is probably because your server does not support name server 
>addresses.  This is not uncommon, but it is a hassle.  LakeMOO has the 
>problem pop up every now and then when the server (unstable as it is) 
>suddenly no longer accepts name addresses for a short time.
>Talk to the administrator(s) about this.  There is no in-MOO cure.
Well there might be, if you know the IP address of a name server, you can
open a connection there and get the address of a host, but that's not
usually a good idea.

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