[802.3_DIALOG] IEEE P802.3bz 2.5G/5GBASE-T initial IEEE 802.3 Working Group ballot results
The initial IEEE 802.3 Working Group ballot on the Amendment IEEE P802.3bz 2.5G/5GBASE-T closed successfully on 1st March 2016. The ballot exceeded the required 75% for consensus to approve the draft. The March 2016 IEEE P802.3bz Task Force plenary week meeting <http://www.ieee802.org/3/interims/index.html> will consider the 219 comments submitted and determine changes to the draft as appropriate. The availability of the comment database has been announced on the IEEE P802.3bz Task Force reflector.
The ballot statistics are:
139 Ballots returned
66.83% Response Rate (> 50% required)
10.07% Abstain Rate (< 30% required)
92.80% Approval Rate (>= 75% required)
Thank you to all that participated in this ballot.
Chair, IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working Group
Chair, IEEE P802.3bz 2.5G/5GBASE-T Task Force