[802.3_DIALOG] IEEE P802.3cb 2.5 Gb/s and 5 Gb/s Backplane 4th IEEE 802.3 Working Group recirculation ballot results
The 4th IEEE 802.3 Working Group recirculation ballot on the amendment IEEE P802.3cb 2.5 Gb/s and 5 Gb/s Backplane closed successfully on 3rd May 2017. The ballot exceeded the required 75% for consensus to approve the draft and the IEEE P802.3cb Task Force interim meeting held the following day considered the 39 comments submitted. These comments, with their responses agreed to at the interim meeting, can be accessed at <http://www.ieee802.org/3/cb/comments/index.html>.
The ballot statistics are:
167 Ballots returned
78.77% Response Rate (> 50% required)
20.36% Abstain Rate (< 30% required)
99.25% Approval Rate (>= 75% required)
Thank you to all that participated in this ballot.
Chair, IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working Group
Chair, IEEE P802.3cb 2.5 Gb/s and 5 Gb/s Backplane Task Force