Re: Objection to draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt - textual representation of prefixes

Christian Huitema <huitema@huitema.net> Mon, 06 March 2017 00:14 UTC

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On 3/5/2017 4:39 AM, Alexandre Petrescu wrote:
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> I think that %iface should be mandatory in notation of LLs.  Otherwise
> there can be collision. 

Mandatory in what context? The interface ID is only defined in the
context of a machine. %Eth0 on one machine may designate the same link
as %10 on another.

-- Christian Huitema