Re: Invitation to Co-Sign Letter to IEEE Election Candidates regarding ISTO
Please add my name as a co-signer.
At 23:18 09/10/00 -0600, Roger B. Marks wrote:
>I appreciate your support.
>I believe that additional co-signers will boost the visibility of this
>issue. I would appreciate any actions that would expose the invitation to
>a broader group of people.
>Given the votes taken within the Working Groups in July, perhaps people on
>the Working Group reflectors would like to see the invitation. I don't
>plan to post it to those reflectors, but maybe others would consider doing so.
>At 7:31 AM -0400 00/10/09, RDLove wrote:
>>Roger, I firmly support your effort and would support having Buzz send a
>>copy of your invitation to the entire 802 mailing list.
>>Jim, can that be done without a separate motion and email ballot? I believe
>>we have already stated the 802 SEC position which reflects Roger's posted
>>letter to the candidates. This is certainly one case where time is of the
>>Robert D. Love
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>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: Roger B. Marks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2000 4:51 PM
>>Subject: Invitation to Co-Sign Letter to IEEE Election Candidatesregarding
>>> 8 October 2000
>>> IEEE is now carrying out its annual election. Many candidates have
>>> prepared position statements, but none addresses the issue of how
>>> IEEE will deal with its Industry Standards and Technology
>>> Organization (ISTO). As a voter, it is essential for me to understand
>>> their positions on this critical issue.
>>> In order to gather input on this topic, and to educate the candidates
>>> on it, I have prepared a letter inquiring as to their positions. I
>>> have posted the letter to my personal web site
>>> In order to let the candidates know that others share my interest in
>>> their positions, I am requesting that those who do please let me know
>>> that they they wish to be listed as co-signers of the letter. To
>>> join, first read the letter and then follow the link at the end to a
>>> simple form. I will ask for your name and IEEE status to pass along
>>> to the candidates, and I will collect your email address so that I
>>> may pass any responses back to you. I will also post candidate
>>> responses to the web.
>>> Time is short. I will distribute my letter to the candidates in one
>>> week: on 15 October 2000. I will post their responses as I receive
>>> them. On 26 October, I will email the co-signers (and other
>>> interested individuals and groups) with a URL to the candidate
>>> positions. This is six days before the 1 November 2000 deadline for
>>> the receipt of ballots.
>>> If you care about this issue, please read the letter
>>> <http://wireless-standards.com> and then co-sign it immediately if
>>> you wish.
>>> If IEEE is to continue to function as a vibrantly democratic
>>> institution, the members need to know the stance of the candidates on
>>> the most important issues we face. If you are interested in IEEE's
>>> relationship with ISTO, please participate by joining me.
>>> Roger Marks, IEEE Member
>>> Please feel free to distribute this Invitation to colleagues who may
>>> be interested.
>>> cc: candidates in IEEE Election