[ih] inter-network communication history

Dave Crocker via Internet-history internet-history at elists.isoc.org
Fri Nov 8 12:36:17 PST 2019

On 11/8/2019 12:31 PM, Craig Partridge via Internet-history wrote:
> Now the OSI folks were around and it may be that Jeff
> and team decided that to avoid annoying the OSI crowd, they'd stick with
> ASN.  I don't recall them saying that, but it is possible and would be
> consistent with Marshall's remark.

My recollection is of a far less passive and pleasant process, with the 
competition between CMIP and SNMP being intense and inflexible, finally 
resulting in what was essentially an aribrated edict that they share the 

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