[802.3_DIALOG] IEEE P802.3bu Power Over Data Lines (PoDL) initial IEEE 802.3 Working Group ballot results
The initial IEEE 802.3 Working Group ballot on the amendment IEEE P802.3bu Power Over Data Lines (PoDL) closed successfully on 20th December 2015. The ballot exceeded the required 75% for consensus to approve the draft. The January 2016 IEEE P802.3bu Task Force interim meeting <http://www.ieee802.org/3/interims/index.html> will consider the 337 comments submitted and determine changes to the draft as appropriate. The availability of the comment database will be announced on the IEEE P802.3bu Task Force reflector.
The ballot statistics are:
157 Ballots returned
56.68% Response Rate (> 50% required)
13.38% Abstain Rate (< 30% required)
88.24% Approval Rate (>= 75% required)
Thank you to all that participated in this ballot.
Chair, IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working Group
Acting chair, IEEE P802.3bu Power Over Data Lines (PoDL) Task Force