Stuart Cheshire wrote:
> [*] If you think it’s stupid to suggest a host might not treat “” as 
> meaning loopback, why is that any more stupid than suggesting that a host 
> might not treat “localhost” as meaning loopback? Both are just as arbitrary.

As far as I can tell, "let be loopback" is more stupid because
RFC 1122 states that addresses of the form MUST be used for
loopback traffic, while the considerations for "let localhost be
loopback" in RFC 6761 §6.3 use non-mandatory language.

Robert Edmonds

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