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Why Microsoft Loopback interface is called a _loopback_ inteface if you can't assign 127.*.*.* IP address to it

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http://serverfault.com – why Microsoft Loopback interface is called a loopback inteface? RFC3330 states that a loopback interface is an interface with an IP address in the 127.0.0.0/8 address range. Yet, when I enter the 127.x.x.x address in Microsoft Loopback TCP/IP settings, Windows returns an error. (HowTos)