Re: IPv6 and the "average user"

H. Peter Anvin (
Tue, 26 Nov 1996 18:37:22 -0800 (PST)

> You can use autoconfiguration for several annouced prefixes.
> And you can resort to manual address configuration at will.
> You can even disable autoconfiguration if you like.
> Don't assume that the silly way of doing HTTP virtual hosting is something
> to keep.

And FTP and mail and operating system emulators and "caged"
multidomain systems and so on, and so forth.

The virtual host problem is not going to go away. In fact, it is
useful because it is a generic solution, that works for all services.