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Re: snmpconf 12.Taxonomy discussion updates to be in BCP referenced in PM Document



Perfect. 
/jon
> 
> OK, I'll add your last sentence. After eliminating repetitive wording I
> get:
> 
> "When using policy-based management specifically for (policy-based)
> configuration, the "Configuring Networks and Devices With SNMP" [xx]
> document describes configuration management practices, terminology, 
> an example MIB Module, and an information hierarchy that may be
> helpful to those developing and using this technology."
> 
> 
> Steve
> 
> 
> Jon Saperia wrote:
> > 
> > My problem with your revision is that it is so 'tightened' now that it only
> > references the practices and not the taxonomy. I like the practices part. Lets
> > either go with my original proposal or propose an extension to what you have
> > below that includes the taxonomy issues. I could be happy if we just appended
> > to your proposal the last sentence of my original posting. It modified to fit
> > after your is:
> > 
> >     "Configuring Networks and Devices With SNMP [xx] also contains
> >     additional terminology, an example MIB Module, and an information
> >     hierarchy that may be helpful to those developing and using this
> >     technology."
> > 
> > /jon
> > 
> > > I've tightened this up a bit. How does this look?:
> > >
> > > "When using policy-based management specifically for (policy-based)
> > > configuration, the "Configuring Networks and Devices With SNMP" [xx]
> > > document describes configuration management practices that may be
> > > helpful to those developing and using this technology."
> > >
> > > Steve
> > >
> > >
> > > Jon Saperia wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I propose adding the following at the end of section 3 of the PM
> > > > Document. Before writing this I checked 2026 and 1543 for an exact
> > > > meaning of a 'normative reference'. There really was no such thing. I
> > > > checked further with Scott Bradner and ran an example by him. What
> > > > follows should not pose any restrictions on the PM document. It is
> > > > included to help a larger community understand the SNMPCONF work,
> > > > especially those building management applications:
> > > >
> > > >       "The concepts associated Policy-Based Network Management will be
> > > >       new to many. This document provides some useful examples of
> > > >       different types of policy information and their relationships. The
> > > >       Configuring Networks and Devices With SNMP [xx] contains
> > > >       additional terminology, an example MIB Module, and an information
> > > >       hierarchy that may be helpful to those developing and using this
> > > >       technology."
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > /jon
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Jon Saperia                  saperia@jdscons.com
> > > >                              Phone: 617-744-1079
> > > >                              Fax:   617-249-0874
> > > >                              http://www.jdscons.com/
> > >
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > /jon
> > --
> > 
> > Jon Saperia                  saperia@jdscons.com
> >                              Phone: 617-744-1079
> >                              Fax:   617-249-0874
> >                              http://www.jdscons.com/
> 

Thanks,
/jon
--

Jon Saperia		     saperia@jdscons.com
			     Phone: 617-744-1079
			     Fax:   617-249-0874
			     http://www.jdscons.com/