> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carl W. Kalbfleisch [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, September 20, 2002 16:15
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Call for censensus on path forward
> "David T. Perkins" wrote:
> > >3. Where filtering is really needed is when a management application
> > >to poll the same table repeatedly, especially if the polling needs to
> > >done frequently.
> > No, I believe that filtering is needed only when
> > "values of items in a table changes very infrequently, and/or
> > instances are created or deleted infrequently". Plus, there is
> Filtering is useful any time the managment application needs information
> from a large table where it does not necessarily know the index up
> front. Two examples:
> 1) poll interface statistics to store in a performance database only
> when ifAdminStatus is up
> 2) poll hrSWRunPerfCPU and MEM for processes where hrSWRunName is like
> I had actually started working on a proposal for this. Is it too late?
It is never too late. Good ideas should be considered when ever possible. The question and challenge is how to follow up on the good idea. At this point in the process we need to pick a direction and start working on completing the work.
I would encourage you to either publish your draft or to work with Wes on the filtering in the OOPS proposal.
> Carl W. Kalbfleisch