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Re: /etc/hostname

On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 10:55:13AM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> On a laptop with a sometimes disconnected PCMCIA network card you
> might find this very inconvenient.  The first configuration above will
> always use the loopback address and will always be able to talk to
> itself even if the network is offline since the loopback is always
> available.

Well, i think if an application want to talk to itself it should use
localhost anyway. I do not know of any applications which talk to itself via

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