PWG> PWG OID Structure Proposals [the case for a flat structure]

PWG> PWG OID Structure Proposals [the case for a flat structure]

PWG> PWG OID Structure Proposals [the case for a flat structure]

Jay Martin jkm at underscore.com
Fri Jan 23 13:09:47 EST 1998


Tom Hastings said:


> 4. I have lived through two corporations attempting to set up structure:
> Digital and Xerox.  In both cases, none of the rest of the structure
> got used.  Its too hard to predict the future.  So defining structure
> is a waste of time and does not help anything.


I wish your observations would be equally applied to the development
of protocol standards, too.  Too much up-front complexity helps very
few people, and usually causes serious delays in deployment of the
final standard within products.


	...jay


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