Re: Multicast in draft version 5 comments

Fred Baker <fred@cisco.com> Wed, 03 January 1996 18:50 UTC

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To: Keith McCloghrie <kzm@cisco.com>
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From: Fred Baker <fred@cisco.com>
Subject: Re: Multicast in draft version 5 comments
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At 10:47 PM 1/2/96, Keith McCloghrie wrote:
>> We can make it read-write without deprecating and adding. As Alan points
>> out, the change in values is also a change in the internet draft, not a
>> change to RFC 1315, so there is nothing in 1315 to obsolete; yes, there are
>> implementations to the draft, but we already did them in when we renumbered
>> the MIB a couple of months ago.
>
>I agree (especially since renumbering the MIB is equivalent to obsoleting and
>adding everything in it).

well, that was actually correcting an error; the objects in the draft
somehow came up with different numbers than 1315, and we renumbered back to
1315's numbering. But you're correct that in changing them we obsoleted any
implementation that implemented to the draft.

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