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Re: v6ops-v6onbydefault: link-locals and AI_ADDRCONFIG



> Pekka Savola wrote:
> > ...
> > IMHO, using link-local addresses for anything except well-specified
> > purposes (e.g. routing protocols, RFC2461/2, etc.) is really, really
> > counter-productive
> 
> in your limited world this is undoubtedly true, but there is a wider
> world out there.

Yes, there is a wider world out there.  And in that wider world, what
people do on their private networks - including inappropriate use of
link-local addresses - really can harm the ability of the global
Internet to support applications.

Keith


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