invalid ip addr on hg serve

Matt Mackall mpm at
Mon Mar 31 10:24:49 CDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 11:29 +0200, Andreas Axelsson wrote:
> While not being a network wizard, I have worked with and programmed
> computers of various flavors for the last 25 years. I still didn't know that
> was a standard notation for "all interfaces". (I'm not a Linux
> hacker by trade) I might have come to that conclusion, but that's from
> experience, not a fact I've got stored away. "all interfaces" would at least
> have some sort of meaning, even if it's still cryptic to those who didn't
> even know there was an interface, but we could also update the documentation
> with some pointers to one or more "beginner's guide to networking" or
> something?
> Some of us know more than others, but I don't think we should let "the curse
> of knowledge" get in the way of making a tool that is both powerful and
> user-friendly.

Wow is this thread getting long without any progress. I'll gladly take a
patch to hide as "*" or "".

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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