RE: [Bridge-mib] FW: Please review and comment: draft-ietf-ops-vlanid-tc-mib-00.tx t

"Andrew Smith" <ah_smith@acm.org> Sun, 04 January 2004 21:30 UTC

Received: from optimus.ietf.org ([132.151.1.19]) by ietf.org (8.9.1a/8.9.1a) with ESMTP id QAA09240 for <bridge-archive@odin.ietf.org>; Sun, 4 Jan 2004 16:30:31 -0500 (EST)
Received: from localhost.localdomain ([127.0.0.1] helo=www1.ietf.org) by optimus.ietf.org with esmtp (Exim 4.20) id 1AdFox-0000nn-3H for bridge-archive@odin.ietf.org; Sun, 04 Jan 2004 16:30:04 -0500
Received: (from exim@localhost) by www1.ietf.org (8.12.8/8.12.8/Submit) id i04LU3gD003072 for bridge-archive@odin.ietf.org; Sun, 4 Jan 2004 16:30:03 -0500
Received: from localhost.localdomain ([127.0.0.1] helo=www1.ietf.org) by optimus.ietf.org with esmtp (Exim 4.20) id 1AdFow-0000nN-D8; Sun, 04 Jan 2004 16:30:02 -0500
Received: from odin.ietf.org ([132.151.1.176] helo=ietf.org) by optimus.ietf.org with esmtp (Exim 4.20) id 1AdFo4-0000li-4j for bridge-mib@optimus.ietf.org; Sun, 04 Jan 2004 16:29:08 -0500
Received: from ietf-mx (ietf-mx.ietf.org [132.151.6.1]) by ietf.org (8.9.1a/8.9.1a) with ESMTP id QAA09194 for <bridge-mib@ietf.org>; Sun, 4 Jan 2004 16:29:05 -0500 (EST)
Received: from ietf-mx ([132.151.6.1]) by ietf-mx with esmtp (Exim 4.12) id 1AdFo2-00041b-00 for bridge-mib@ietf.org; Sun, 04 Jan 2004 16:29:06 -0500
Received: from exim by ietf-mx with spam-scanned (Exim 4.12) id 1AdFmL-0003xJ-00 for bridge-mib@ietf.org; Sun, 04 Jan 2004 16:27:21 -0500
Received: from falcon.mail.pas.earthlink.net ([207.217.120.74]) by ietf-mx with esmtp (Exim 4.12) id 1AdFli-0003sr-00 for bridge-mib@ietf.org; Sun, 04 Jan 2004 16:26:43 -0500
Received: from user-1121fpu.dsl.mindspring.com ([66.32.191.62] helo=ANDREWLAPTOP) by falcon.mail.pas.earthlink.net with esmtp (Exim 3.33 #1) id 1AdFld-00012d-00; Sun, 04 Jan 2004 13:26:37 -0800
From: "Andrew Smith" <ah_smith@acm.org>
To: "'Tom Petch'" <nwnetworks@dial.pipex.com>, "'Bridge-Mib \(E-mail\)'" <bridge-mib@ietf.org>
Subject: RE: [Bridge-mib] FW: Please review and comment: draft-ietf-ops-vlanid-tc-mib-00.tx t
Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2004 13:26:23 -0800
Message-ID: <098001c3d309$6b1ac9f0$1600000a@ANDREWLAPTOP>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
X-Priority: 3 (Normal)
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook, Build 10.0.2627
Importance: Normal
X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2727.1300
In-Reply-To: <7D5D48D2CAA3D84C813F5B154F43B155033D2FD6@nl0006exch001u.nl.lucent.com>
X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 2.60 (1.212-2003-09-23-exp) on ietf-mx.ietf.org
X-Spam-Status: No, hits=0.0 required=5.0 tests=none autolearn=no version=2.60
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Sender: bridge-mib-admin@ietf.org
Errors-To: bridge-mib-admin@ietf.org
X-BeenThere: bridge-mib@ietf.org
X-Mailman-Version: 2.0.12
Precedence: bulk
List-Unsubscribe: <https://www1.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/bridge-mib>, <mailto:bridge-mib-request@ietf.org?subject=unsubscribe>
List-Id: <bridge-mib.ietf.org>
List-Post: <mailto:bridge-mib@ietf.org>
List-Help: <mailto:bridge-mib-request@ietf.org?subject=help>
List-Subscribe: <https://www1.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/bridge-mib>, <mailto:bridge-mib-request@ietf.org?subject=subscribe>
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

 
>> But if it does, then keep the name simple, don't overload the 
>> name, the identifier, with a description of the semantics
>> 
>MMm... if we look at for example DateAndTime TC, does that not give
>similar semantics in the name? I am sure there are many others
>that do so too. 

I'd agree with Bert here: what's the point of having a name if it does
not convey semantics. Might as well call it "fred" or
"1.3.6.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.999" if not.

Andrew Smith




_______________________________________________
Bridge-mib mailing list
Bridge-mib@ietf.org
https://www1.ietf.org/mailman/listinfo/bridge-mib