PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Lastest Host MIB v2smi draft

PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Lastest Host MIB v2smi draft

Re: PMP> Lastest Host MIB v2smi draft

Bobby Krupczak (rdk@empiretech.com)
Wed, 28 Apr 1999 16:20:53 -0400 (EDT)

Hi!

>This MIB imports the BITS construct, which should not be done. The BITS
>definition has its problems, but taken reasonably literally its definition
>is available implicitly by IMPORTing OBJECT-TYPE from SNMPv2-SMI.

I disagree. Why should BITS not be imported? It is a textual
convention defined in RFC1902. As far as I can tell, the BITS clause
adds semantic clarity to the notion of assigning meaning to bits in an
octet string.

Bobby