[802.3_DIALOG] IEEE P802.3bs 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s Ethernet initial IEEE 802.3 Working Group ballot results
The initial IEEE 802.3 Working Group ballot on the Amendment IEEE P802.3bs 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s Ethernet closed successfully on 27th August 2016. The ballot exceeded the required 75% for consensus to approve the draft. The September 2016 IEEE P802.3bs Task Force interim meeting <http://www.ieee802.org/3/interims/index.html> will consider the 567 comments submitted and determine changes to the draft as appropriate. The availability of the comment database will be announced on the IEEE P802.3bs Task Force reflector.
The ballot statistics are:
20 Disapprove with comment
1 Disapprove without comment
138 Ballots returned
65.09% Response Rate (> 50% required)
11.59% Abstain Rate (< 30% required)
83.47% Approval Rate (>= 75% required)
Thank you to all that participated in this ballot.
Chair, IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working Group
Chair, IEEE P802.3bs 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s Ethernet Task Force