Iljitsch van Beijnum;
Ok, we can discuss whether the changes are significant but the fact
that changes are required at all is the main problem.
You don't get new features without change of some sort...
Sure. But wouldn't it be better to keep the number of places where
changes are necessary to an absolute minimum?
"absolute minimum" is not a good terminlogy for technical
However, even if we change something for multihoming, it does
not mean we must change API nor source code.
That is, we should use the current IPv6 API for applications,
if any :-), already running over IPv6 even if a host is
And, it is being done with 8+8 addressing, as is described in: