[802.3_DIALOG] IEEE P802.3by 25 Gb/s Ethernet initial IEEE 802.3 Working Group ballot results
The initial IEEE 802.3 Working Group ballot on the amendment IEEE P802.3by 25 Gb/s Ethernet closed successfully on 16th August 2015. The ballot exceeded the required 75% for consensus to approve the draft. The September 2015 IEEE P802.3by Task Force interim meeting <http://www.ieee802.org/3/interims/index.html> will consider the 240 comments submitted and determine changes to the draft as appropriate. The availability of the comment database will be announced on the IEEE P802.3by Task Force reflector.
An additional comment was received after the ballot closed, this comment will be marked as 'late' in the comment report and will be considered by the IEEE P802.3by Task Force if, based on a vote if necessary, there is no objection to do so.
The ballot statistics are:
142 Ballots returned
51.08% Response Rate (> 50% required)
5.63% Abstain Rate (< 30% required)
82.84% Approval Rate (>= 75% required)
Thank you to all that participated in this ballot.
Chair, IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working Group
Chair, IEEE P802.3by 25 Gb/s Ethernet Task Force