PMP Mail Archive: PMP> RESEND: Design Requirements for Port

PMP Mail Archive: PMP> RESEND: Design Requirements for Port

PMP> RESEND: Design Requirements for Port MIB

From: McDonald, Ira (imcdonald@sharplabs.com)
Date: Thu Jun 09 2005 - 11:56:57 EDT

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    Hi,

    A new draft should be available soon with these Design Requirements
    for the Printer Port Monitor MIB, with help from Jerry Thrasher
    (who chased me down to write them).

    Cheers,
    - Ira

    Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
    Blue Roof Music / High North Inc
    PO Box 221 Grand Marais, MI 49839
    phone: +1-906-494-2434
    email: imcdonald@sharplabs.com

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: McDonald, Ira
    > Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 1:28 PM
    > To: 'thrasher@lexmark.com'; McDonald, Ira
    > Subject: Design Reqs for Port MIB
    >
    >
    > Hi Jerry, Monday (6
    > June 2005)
    >
    > Below are the updates for the Printer Port Monitor MIB:
    >
    > (a) Two new informative references for section 9;
    > (b) One new sentence for section 1.2 'Background';
    > (c) One new section 1.3 'Design Requirements for PPM MIB' with forward
    > references to section 2.4 'Use Models of PPM MIB' for
    > derived design
    > requirements;
    > (d) Two typo corrections in section 2.3 'Structure of PPM MIB'.
    >
    > Cheers,
    > - Ira
    >
    >
    > Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
    > Blue Roof Music / High North Inc
    > PO Box 221 Grand Marais, MI 49839
    > phone: +1-906-494-2434
    > email: imcdonald@sharplabs.com
    > --------------------------------------------------------------
    > ----------
    >
    > [add the following to beginning of section 9 'Informative References']
    >
    > [MIB-GUIDE] Heard.
    > IETF Guidelines for Authors and Reviewers of MIB Documents,
    > work-in-progress, <draft-ietf-ops-mib-review-guidelines-xx.txt>.
    >
    > [PORT-PROP] Fenelon, Pavicevic.
    > Microsoft Port MIB proposal, November 2004.
    > ftp://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/BOFs/port/TCPMonMIBExtension.pdf (MIB)
    > ftp://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/BOFs/port/TCPMonPWG.ppt (slides)
    >
    > --------------------------------------------------------------
    > ----------
    >
    > [add the following to the end of the last paragraph of section 1.2]
    >
    > The initial Microsoft Port MIB proposal is archived at [PORT-PROP].
    >
    > --------------------------------------------------------------
    > ----------
    >
    > [add the following new section after section 1.2]
    >
    > 1.3 Design Requirements for PPM MIB
    >
    > (1) The PPM MIB design MUST follow all object naming and MIB
    > structuring
    > requirements defined in IETF SMIv2 [RFC2578].
    >
    > (2) The PPM MIB design SHOULD follow all best practices
    > defined in IETF
    > Guidelines for Authors and Reviewers of MIB Documents [MIB-GUIDE].
    >
    > (3) The PPM MIB design SHOULD include all of the content
    > defined in the
    > Microsoft Port MIB proposal (see section 1.2).
    >
    > (4) The PPM MIB design MUST NOT require implementation of any version
    > of the IETF Host Resources [RFC1514] [RFC2790] or IETF Printer MIB
    > [RFC1759] [RFC3805] (for low cost of implementation).
    >
    > (5) The PPM MIB design MUST support automatic device driver
    > installation
    > by operating systems (see section 1.2 and section 2.4).
    >
    > (6) The PPM MIB design MUST support status monitoring of
    > Device entries
    > in the IETF Host Resources [RFC1514] [RFC2790] (see section 2.4).
    >
    > (7) The PPM MIB design MUST support status monitoring of
    > General entries
    > in the IETF Printer MIB [RFC1759] [RFC3805] (see section 2.4).
    >
    > (8) The PPM MIB design SHOULD support access to Channel entries in the
    > IETF Printer MIB [RFC1759] [RFC3805] (see section 2.4.3).
    >
    > --------------------------------------------------------------
    > ----------
    >
    > [correct the following two typos in section 2.3 'Structure of
    > PPM MIB']
    >
    > change:
    >
    > The PPM MIB defines three mandatory object groups:
    > ^^^^^
    >
    > General Group - two scalar objects
    > ^^^
    >
    > to:
    >
    > The PPM MIB defines two mandatory object groups:
    >
    > General Group - three scalar objects
    >
    > --------------------------------------------------------------
    > ----------
    >



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