RE: [802SEC] +++ SEC Rules Change Letter Ballot +++ Ballot on TAG changes
Bill ... thanks for your comments ... I will review them and we
will address them.
Matthew ... I did not receive the message with the TAG rules change
ballot for some reason ... please re-send it, at least to me.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Quackenbush [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 28, 2002 6:50 PM
> To: Matthew Sherman
> Cc: 'IEEE802'
> Subject: Re: [802SEC] +++ SEC Rules Change Letter Ballot +++ Ballot on
> TAG changes
> I vote DISAPPROVE.
> Comments against proposed changes to Section 5.2
> 1) There is inconsistent reference to the Executive Committee
> (EC)/Sponsor Executive Committee (SEC). Select the proper one and use
> it consistently.
> 2) In Section 5.2(a), "present" has been changed to
> "participating". I
> have some idea what is required to be considered "present", but I have
> no idea of what is required to be considered "participating". Please
> define. Whatever criteria is used, it must be unambiguous.
> 3) I think the terms "documents" and "other documents"
> referred to in
> (f) and (g) are potentially ambiguous. I propose that replacing these
> terms with the phrase "documents other than recommended practices or
> guidelines" would eliminate the potential ambiguity.
> 4) To be consistent with (h), change the last sentence
> of (f) to the following.
> "Documents, drafts, comments and revision proposals
> shall be posted on
> the TAG web site and may be distributed via the TAG e-mail reflector."
> Comments against proposed changes to Section 188.8.131.52
> 5) In the last sentence of the second paragraph, change
> "Working Group
> or TAG" to "Working Group and/or TAG".
> Comments against proposed changes to Section 184.108.40.206
> 6) In the first paragraph, simply reference Section 15
> of the IEEE
> Policy and Procedure, do not state the requirement which
> might change,
> i.e. incorporate by reference only.
> Comments against proposed changes to Section 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168
> 7) There is inconsistent qualification of the term "position
> statements" in these sections. Section 22.214.171.124 qualifies them only
> though the title of the section. Section 126.96.36.199 qualifies
> some but not
> all usage with the phrase "Working Group or TAG". I think the
> qualification should be consistent, and I think it would be less
> ambiguous if each use of "position statements" was qualified by "IEEE
> 802" or "Working Group or TAG" as appropriate.
> Comments against proposed changes to Section 188.8.131.52
> 8) In the first sentence of the first paragraph, change
> with government" to "statements to government".
> 9) In the fourth paragraph, change "Working Group or
> TAG Chair" to
> "Working Group and/or TAG Chair(s)."
> Matthew Sherman wrote:
> > Dear SEC members,
> > Attached you will find the text for an SEC rules change
> letter ballot on
> > Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs). This letter ballot was
> approved at the
> > July 2002 plenary session.
> > The scope and purpose of the changes being balloted is as follows:
> > Scope: To improve the responsiveness of Technical Advisory
> Groups (TAGs)
> > Purpose: To improve the operation of TAGs with IEEE 802.
> > The ballot opens September 10, 2002 and closes November 10,
> 2002 12 midnight
> > EDT (remember if you do not vote or abstain it is
> equivalent to a DISAPPROVE
> > vote). Buzz, please ensure this gets sent to the "802ALL"
> email list as
> > well. WG chairs, if you haven't already done so, please
> invite your WG
> > members to comment through you.
> > Regards,
> > Mat
> > <<TAG rules change.pdf>>
> > Matthew Sherman
> > Vice Chair, IEEE 802
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