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[802SEC] Fwd: P802.1w Approval Notification

802.1w is now officially an IEEE standard (see below).

My thanks to all who contributed to the successful development of this 


>RE: NEW P802.1w/D10 (C/LM) Standard for Information Technology -
>Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - Local and
>Metropolitan Area Networks - Common Specifications - Part 3: Media Access
>Control (MAC) Bridges: Amendment 2 - Rapid Reconfiguration
>Dear Tony:
>I am pleased to inform you that P802.1w was approved as a new amendment to
>standard 802.1D-1998 by the IEEE-SA Standards Board on 14 June 2001.  A
>copy of the document will be forwarded to the Standards Publications
>Department.  The editor assigned to work on the project will contact you.
>{RevCom approved this submittal as a 'Gold Star' submittal, which is a
>RevCom commendation for an exemplary submittal package.}
>All IEEE standards shall be updated within five years of the date of
>publication.  If the standard is not revised, reaffirmed, or withdrawn
>within five years, the sponsor will be notified that it will be submitted
>to the Standards Board for administrative withdrawal.
>Please contact me if you have any questions prior to speaking with your
>David L. Ringle
>RevCom Administrator
>IEEE Standards Activities Dept.
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