IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-snmpv3-update-mib-00.txt

IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-snmpv3-update-mib-00.txt

IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-snmpv3-update-mib-00.txt

McDonald, Ira imcdonald at sharplabs.com
Tue Jan 11 16:47:51 EST 2000


Hi folks,

WARNING - the following document from the IETF SNMPv3 WG changes
the syntax (type) of text objects in the System group of IETF MIB-II
(RFC 1213) from 'DisplayString' (ASCII) to 'SnmpAdminString' (UTF-8
Unicode).  This change was made at the explicit direction of the
IESG, for conformance with 'IETF Policy on Character Sets and
Languages' (RFC 2277).  

The IESG will no longer allow *any* MIB to be submitted for the
Internet 'standards track' (or remain there for existing MIBs) 
unless all uses of 'DisplayString' (except language tag keywords from
RFC 1766, which are *not* text) are changed to 'SnmpAdminString' 
(UTF-8 Unicode).

This will definitely impact the Printer MIB v2 and Host Resources
MIB v2 drafts when they are submitted to the IESG.

Cheers,
- Ira McDonald (consulting architect at Sharp Labs America)
  High North Inc

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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
directories.
This draft is a work item of the SNMP Version 3 Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Management Information Base for the Simple Network

                          Management Protocol
	Author(s)	  R. Presuhn,  J. Case, K. McCloghrie,  M. Rose, 
                          S. Waldbusser 
	Filename	: draft-ietf-snmpv3-update-mib-00.txt
	Pages		: 29
	Date		: 10-Jan-00
	
This internet-draft, a work item of the SNMPv3 working group, is
intended to obsolete RFC 1907, Management Information Base for
Version 2 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv2).

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