This memo was influenced by three sets of contributors to earlier drafts:
First, Lee Labarre of the MITRE Corporation, who as author of the NETMAN SMI , presented the basic roadmap for the SMI.
Second, several individuals who provided valuable comments on this memo prior to its initial distribution:
James R. Davin, Proteon Mark S. Fedor, NYSERNet Craig Partridge, BBN Laboratories Martin Lee Schoffstall, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Wengyik Yeong, NYSERNet
Third, the IETF MIB working group:
Karl Auerbach, Epilogue Technology K. Ramesh Babu, Excelan Lawrence Besaw, Hewlett-Packard Jeffrey D. Case, University of Tennessee at Knoxville James R. Davin, Proteon Mark S. Fedor, NYSERNet Robb Foster, BBN Phill Gross, The MITRE Corporation Bent Torp Jensen, Convergent Technology Lee Labarre, The MITRE Corporation Dan Lynch, Advanced Computing Environments Keith McCloghrie, The Wollongong Group Dave Mackie, 3Com/Bridge Craig Partridge, BBN (chair) Jim Robertson, 3Com/Bridge Marshall T. Rose, The Wollongong Group Greg Satz, cisco Martin Lee Schoffstall, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Lou Steinberg, IBM Dean Throop, Data General Unni Warrier, Unisys