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Re: reset age if interface changes

From: Thien-Thi Nguyen
Subject: Re: reset age if interface changes
Date: 14 Jun 2002 14:48:38 -0400

Matt Kraai <address@hidden> writes:

   Shouldn't this also occur when any interfaces are changed?

not all changes have equivalent impact on compatibility.  removing interfaces
definitely makes things incompatible so the version should be correspondingly
changed.  adding interfaces usually does not introduce incompatibility because
whatever the user had access to in the past is still available.

btw, here's some entertaining reading on interface design:


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