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RE: Last Call: 'Early IANA Allocation of Standards Track Codepoints' to BCP (fwd)
> > In general, IANA does only assign pretty close before the RFC
> > get s published (because that is the time when RFC-Editor asks
> > them to do so). So if someone wants a quick allocation, then
> > the request for such quick allocation has to be made explicit.
> So in principle if a WG wants to have a top-level OID assigned as
> soon as a particular MIB document is approved, what they have to do
> is say that in the (now-required) IANA Considerations section of the
> I-D, and then follow up with the IANA (and the RFC Editor) after
> IESG approval.
> Although I don't think we necessarily need to advertise this fact
> in the MIB review guidelines, it is a good thing for MIB Doctors
> to know in case the question comes up with a WG we are advising.
I suggest that this option is made known or reminded to the WG chairs as well. It was not clear to me either until now.