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Re: [802SEC] +++ EC P&P Revision Ballot +++ compliance with SA Model P&P

I vote to disapprove this change.

There are references in 8.4 and elsewhere that make the LMSC P&P
subsidiary to WG/TAG P&P.  This must be removed.  Additionally with
respect to 8.4 in particular, LMSC has a quorum, by definition, at all
Plenary meetings.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-stds-802-sec@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG
[mailto:owner-stds-802-sec@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG] On Behalf Of Sherman,
Matthew J. (US SSA)
Sent: Saturday, May 15, 2004 5:37 AM
Subject: [802SEC] +++ EC P&P Revision Ballot +++ compliance with SA
Model P&P

Dear EC members,
This email initiates a EC P&P Revision Ballot.  The ballot opens today -
May 15, 2004 and closes June 15, 2004 at 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time.
(Remember if you do not vote or abstain on this ballot 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.
Attached you will find a zip file containing:
        1) A P&P Revision cover letter

        2) Text for the P&P revision
        3) A mapping of text from the "old" P&P to the "new" P&P
The scope of this P&P revision is to bring the LMSC P&P into "editorial"
conformance with the SA Model Sponsor P&P.  That is to match the format
of the SA model Sponsor P&P, but not to add or deleted any "governance"
content from the current LMSC P&P. (I use the term "Governance" here is
sense analogous to the term "normative" in standardese.) This letter
ballot was approved at the Friday, March 19, 2004 EC meeting. The
rationale for the changes being balloted are as given in the attached
cover letter.
The actual changes are given in the second document listed above.  The
changes are made in Word track changes mode against the SA model Sponsor
P&P ( Normally, I
would provide a pdf of the changes rather than a word document, but I
have placed embedded comments in the file, and don't know how to
maintain them in pdf format.  While this is a set of "editorial changes"
to bring our P&P into the same overall format as the SA model P&P, the
changes are very extensive, and a number of issues for future P&P are
noted.  Please review the changes closely.  I expect I will have
additional recommendations for editorial changes prior to the close of
this ballot.  Note that all embedded comments will be removed from the
document once approved, prior to formal release.  The comments are there
to highlight issues that have arisen during the reformatting process
that will have to be addressed in a future ballot as I believe them to
require governance changes.
Note that a reformat map is provided in the third document listed above.
It is a heavily commented version of the current P&P that indicates
where in the "New P&P" each section of text from the "old P&P" gets
mapped.  It will help the reader to confirm that I have neither added
nor deleted anything other than editorial content in reformatting the
PS - Note that because of corporate firewall issues, I have renamed the
zip file extension to "renamed_zip".  Prior to attempting to open the
zip file you should change the file extension back to "zip".  If anyone
has problems opening the file please contact me and I will provide the
contents in uncompressed form.


Matthew Sherman, PhD
Senior Member Technical Staff
Office: +1 973.633.6344

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