[openstack-dev] [Neutron][IPv6] A pair of mode keywords

Veiga, Anthony Anthony_Veiga at cable.comcast.com
Mon Jan 27 18:15:26 UTC 2014

I vote address them (ipv6_).  There's no guarantee of forward
compatibility with a new protocol and this way it can't be confused with a
(non-existant) selection method for IPv4, either.  Also, future updates of
other protocols would require a new attribute and break the API less.

>OK - any suggestions for the names of API attributes?
>The PDF[0] shared does not specify the names of the attributes, so I had
>two ideas for the names of the two new attributes being added to the
>Subnet resource:
>Either prefix them with "ipv6"
>* ipv6_ra_mode
>* ipv6_address_mode
>Or don't prefix them:
>* ra_mode
>* address_mode
>Sean M. Collins
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