There is no way to avoid renumbering. Every other plausible proposal I've
seen have been renumbering under a different guise.
Yes, correct. But the open issue is where in the hier' is the Best Place
(1) End users; or
(2) Intermediate systems (i.e. translation or encapsulation).
There is quite a big differnet technosophically in the approach
between (1) and (2).
postscript: also, as engineers, we should not encourage an approach, IMO,
that further puts small businesses at a disadvantage ... namely (1).