I have no problem discussing the "what to do next" on this list, however, this list may not be the place where people are subscribed and may miss the discussion. The OPS list may be a better spot to get the discussion rolling.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wijnen, Bert (Bert) [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Sunday, February 09, 2003 16:18
> To: Eos (E-mail)
> Cc: Randy Bush (E-mail)
> Subject: Status of WG
> So... not much (if anything) seems to be happening.
> That is of course disappointing.
> Specifically, cause we had set out with a limited set
> and focused set of small evolutionary enhancements to SNMP.
> They all seemed do-able. But no results. We shifted away
> into a more serious change (Wes's document), but I do not
> see much input or discussion on that front either.
> I am now seriously considering to close down the WG
> and declare it a failure.
> The question that then comes up of course is:
> what do we do next in the area of Network Management Protocols
> specifically in the area of 'device and network configuration'
> That is a good question... but I do not want a failed WG to
> answer it. I am OK with having some discussion here (if the
> WG chair agrees as well).
> Possibly we should discuss the "what to do next" in the
> upcoming IETF in the OPS Area Open meeting. I plan to put
> it on the agenda.