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2010/4/12 Andreas Falkenhahn <>:
> I can't imagine a case
> where I'd need to set this to a different address than but then again, I'm
> just starting out with LuaSocket (& sockets in general)....

au contraire, if you only bind to, the socket won't go to
the network; only to the local loopback 'interface'.  IOW, it wouldn't
be accessible by other machine.

the default is '*', meaning 'all IP addresses held by this machine'