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Re: [vox-tech] getting IP address in C



begin Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us> 
> On Wed, 16 Apr 2003, Ryan wrote:
> 
> > nah, this way I learned how to do it both ways.
> 
> You may find in time that people with answers don't always like to play
> the "what do you really want" game... and you won't get any response at
> all to questions that suggest the person answering is going to have to
> extract it from you by going through all the possibilities.  This becomes
> more likely as you become known for asking questions that are too general.
 
indeed.  thanks for saying this.

ryan, general questions need to be researched.  either with a good book
or a web tutorial.  that's what distinguishes a mailing list from a
personal help desk.

pete

> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Micah J. Cowan" <micah@cowan.name>
> > To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 9:22 AM
> > Subject: Re: [vox-tech] getting IP address in C
> > 
> > 
> > > On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 09:18:41AM -0700, Ryan wrote:
> > > > actually I found that what best suits my needs, and is much easier, is to
> > just
> > > > to run a wildcard IP using INADDR_ANY
> > > >
> > >
> > > It's frequently much easier to obtain good help if you specify not
> > > only what you need but why you need it - sometimes what you think you
> > > need and what you need are slightly different things :-)
> > >
> > > -Micah

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