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Alexander Schremmer wrote: >On Wed, 11 Feb 2004 07:19:18 -0700, Glen Starrett wrote: > > > >>You can always use the loopback *address* without trouble, correct? >> >> > >If TCP/IP were unloaded completly, even the loopback address would not >work. > > Yes, true--I was thinking more along the lines of this being a "production machine" and therefore highly unlikely that it would ever be used in a disconnected state. Therefore, the loopback address would always be available. -------------------- Glen Starrett