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Re: (wish list) re: connection_ip()
Well I was just thinking that all net funcs should return IPs
then if you want the name run it through a tohostname() or somesuch
and also be able to take "host.name.com" and run it through a
toip(). Then you have full control in-db as oppposed to being
at the whim of the DNS process, your DNS, and other things.
Alternatively, you could just do what Java does and take either IP addresses
_or_ hostnames as addresses and let the server figure it out.
As for connection_ip(), it sounds good but actually, I'd prefer a
generalized IP<->name converter function, one that doesn't require an
existing connection to work.
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