Bob Pentecost properly pointed out the group decision to define
two MIB objects to more easily detect various kinds of changes
to the Alert Table:
> My notes show that we were going to have one counter for critical alerts
> and another for non-critical alerts. By having separate counters, the hosts
> that are polling for critical alerts won't have to be bothered by all the
> other stuff in the alert table.
I shall immediately submit the proposal for the second object in a