Subject: Re: Why is ifconfig.ae0 better than hostname.ae0?
To: Dave Burgess <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/13/1997 17:37:24
> Add aliases and I'd be happy.  I'd rather not see this functionality
> added to the rc.conf file.  It is 'C:\WINDOWS\WIN.INI' enough that 
> anyone can use it.  Adding additional complexity would only muddy a
> clean, simple interface.

I'm not sure I understand.   What's the complication in adding the
ability to set the default route, hostname, and the like?   To me this
seems pretty simple and pretty useful - I'd very much like it if as
much information as possible about the system configuration were in a
single place.