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



ryan,

it has nothing to do with anybody's ego.   it has everything to do with
your response to micah.  it smacks of self-absorption.

listen to jeff.  he's rarely wrong.

pete




begin Ryan <rcdetert@ucdavis.edu> 
> alright thanx, please don't start a big thread about it.
> 
> I will say this though:
> 
> Some of you guys are really uptite... you are all really smart and know a lot
> about linux (among many other things).... It's a real shame that a small number
> of you have the ego to go along with your vast database. Even you Peter have
> said some things on the list that you could have very easily "gotten lucky" on.
> Sometimes you just can't get the search string right......
> 
> Did you really have to waste everyone's time even more by sending a second group
> posting?
> 
> Alright, time to fix the cup holder on my Slack machine.
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
> To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 6:09 PM
> Subject: 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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