[802.3_DIALOG] IEEE P802.3bm 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Fibre Optic 2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot results
The 2nd Sponsor recirculation ballot on the amendment IEEE P802.3bm 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Fibre Optic closed successfully on 14th October 2014. The ballot exceeded the required 75% for consensus to approve the draft. The November 2014 IEEE P802.3bm Task Force plenary week meeting <http://www.ieee802.org/3/interims/index.html> will consider the 38 comments submitted and determine changes to the draft as appropriate. The availability of the comment database has already been announced on the IEEE P802.3bm Task Force reflector.
The ballot statistics are:
79 Ballots returned
82.29% Response Rate (>= 75% required)
2.53% Abstain Rate (< 30% required)
97.4% Approval Rate (>= 75% required)
Thank you to all that participated in this ballot.
Chair, IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working Group
Chair, IEEE P802.3bm 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Fibre Optic Task Force