[802.3_DIALOG] IEEE P802.3bs 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s Ethernet initial Sponsor ballot results
The initial Sponsor ballot on the Amendment IEEE P802.3bs 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s Ethernet closed successfully on 18th February 2017. The ballot exceeded the required 75% for consensus to approve the draft. The March 2017 IEEE P802.3bs Task Force plenary week meeting <http://www.ieee802.org/3/interims/index.html> will consider the 165 comments submitted and determine changes to the draft as appropriate. The availability of the comment database has been announced on the IEEE P802.3bs Task Force reflector.
The ballot statistics are:
107 Ballots returned
79.85% Response Rate (>= 75% required)
4.67% Abstain Rate (< 30% required)
86.27% 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