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Re: guidelines section 4.7 (index objects in notifications)
- To: "Mreview (E-mail)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: guidelines section 4.7 (index objects in notifications)
- From: "C. M. Heard" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 09:36:56 -0800 (PST)
- Cc: Michael Kirkham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- In-reply-to: <Pine.BSF.email@example.com>
On Wed, 5 Feb 2003, Michael Kirkham wrote:
> | 4.7. Notification Definitions
> | - Inaccessible objects MUST NOT appear in the OBJECTS clause.
> I was also suggest that objects that are indices of columnar objects
> already in the notification's OBJECTS clause SHOULD NOT also appear in the
> OBJECTS clause. The value of such objects are implicitly included in the
> instance identifiers for for the columnar object in the notification, so
> it's just redundant waste of space.
While this is true, I haven't bothered to put it into the guidelines
(and I don't normally bother to look for it in reviews) because there
are very few readable index objects these days. Do the MIB Doctors
think it's worth having some text to cover this? If so, I'll add it
to the next version of the draft.