Re: I-D Action: draft-carpenter-6man-rfc6874bis-00.txt

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Thu, 08 July 2021 15:29 UTC

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To: Philip Homburg <pch-ipv6-ietf-7@u-1.phicoh.com>, ipv6@ietf.org
Subject: Re: I-D Action: draft-carpenter-6man-rfc6874bis-00.txt
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Philip Homburg <pch-ipv6-ietf-7@u-1.phicoh.com> wrote:
    > If we would introduce a command like
    > 'set-default-interface-for-link-local eth0'
    > that makes zone ID 0 available, then a URL like http://[fe80::abcd]/
    > could work. No change needed to browsers, no complex syntax.

That an interesting option/workaround.
I suspect that the Linux networking people would accept a patch.
I understand that Windows does this already when there is a single
non-loopback interface.

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Michael Richardson <mcr+IETF@sandelman.ca>   . o O ( IPv6 IøT consulting )
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