RE: CD ROM Question
- To: Geoff Thompson <email@example.com>, Howard Frazier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: RE: CD ROM Question
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- Date: Thu, 2 Sep 1999 14:44:56 -0600
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I agree with Geoff that we should hold to a November distribution. As
long as we are successful at continuing to develop significant standards,
there will always be a temptation to delay to get the next standard
It is better to keep to a regular schedule.
From: Geoff Thompson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, September 02, 1999 11:15 AM
To: Howard Frazier
Cc: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com;
firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org;
Subject: Re: CD ROM Question
>From the 802.3 point of view I believe that the appropriate answer is:
We will not get any additional material in between November and March and
it will show up as 4 months delay in getting the PDF for 1000BASE-T to the
members of 802.3.
At 02:13 PM 9/1/99 -0700, Howard Frazier wrote:
>Dear SEC members,
>At the July meeting, we approved the production of a new 802 standards
>CDROM for distribution at the November meeting. In order to have the
>CDs ready for the meeting, I need the files by October 8th, to allow
>time for mastering, duplication, and shipping to Hawaii.
>According to the IEEE staff, the following new or revised standards will
>be ready for inclusion on the CD (in addition to all of the older stuff,
>However, 802.5t and 802.11a&b probably won't be ready in time, though they
>may be available in paper form for distribution at the November meeting.
>Based on this information, shall we go ahead and cut the CD, or wait
>until 802.5t and 802.11a&b are ready? I am not aware of any other 802
>standards that are likely to be approved and ready for the CD before
>the March 2000 meeting.
>Please answer by stating "November 1999" or "March 2000". Please answer
>by Friday, 9/3.
>If the consensus is to stick with November, I will stick with November.
>If the consensus is to delay until March, I will offer an SEC motion
>by email ballot to formalize that decision.
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