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Re: Proposal v2: enable stateless persistant network interface names

Am 04.06.2015 um 10:10 schrieb Josselin Mouette:
> How about using only the last 3 bytes of the MAC?
> The probability of using, on the same system, *two or more* controllers
> from *different brands* with a collision in the last 3 bytes is
> nonexistent in practice.
> The clear benefit would be that 3 bytes / 6 hex digits are easy enough
> to remember in the short term memory when you need to type a command. 6
> hex digits are also regularly used as short git references for that same
> reason. 

That's an interesting idea.I don't think though we should change the
existing mac NamePolicy. After all, this naming policy could already be
in use. Maybe introduce a new type, say mac-short ?

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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