Should we allow video-taping 802 sessions
All, is it worthwhile to introduce a resolution at the SEC level
discouraging videotaping. That resolution would not bind a chair if there
was good reason to go against the resolution. However, it would provide a
convenient document to forward to any requestor.
Robert D. Love
Chair, Resilient Packet Ring Alliance
President, LAN Connect Consultants
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Geoff Thompson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Mike Takefman" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2001 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: Proceedural Question
> I agree with Howard on this one. I think it is a bad idea. I am of the
> opinion that we hold meetings to get people to participate rather than
> observe and take the results home for extraction of value. Our meetings
> supposed to be interactive, not just a bunch of serial press releases.
> I wouldn't even consider allowing it without clearance from the IEEE-SA
> legal counsel. Even if he says there aren't any legal problems I would
> still think that it would be destructive to the spirit of what we are
> trying to do.
> I think we have denied requests in the past for press camera coverage of
> I am sympathetic to the problems that some of our overseas visitors have
> terms of keeping up with discussions in a foreign language. I don't think
> that this is the right solution though.
> At 07:18 AM 3/6/01 -0800, Howard Frazier wrote:
> >To: Mike Takefman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >CC: email@example.com
> >Subject: Re: Proceedural Question
> >I think a camcorder is a bit much. You don't want people speaking and
> >posturing for the camera. Our meetings are supposed to be relaxed
> >discussions and debates between professionals. Lights, Camera, Action
> >could turn your meeting into the OJ trial, with you cast in the role
> >of Judge Lance Ito.
> >I don't know if other WGs allow this. I'd discourage the practice.
> >Between the presentation archive and the minutes, there should be enough
> >of a record accessible to the public without recording 48 hours of
> >video tape.
> >Mike Takefman wrote:
> > >
> > > I've been asked by one of the people coming to the
> > > March Meeting about recording all presentations on
> > > a CAMcorder so that they can show the proceedings
> > > back at their office (in Korea).
> > >
> > > Can anyone give me some guidance on this issue.
> > > Has it been done before? Aside from getting
> > > permission from the working group members
> > > are there any other requirements?
> > >
> > > thanks,
> > >
> > > mike
> > > --
> > > Michael Takefman firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > Manager HW Engineering, Cisco Systems
> > > Chair IEEE 802.17 Stds WG
> > > 2000 Innovation Dr, Ottawa, Canada, K2K 3E8
> > > voice: 613-271-3399 fax: 613-271-4867