thinking along the same lines.
throw a monkey wrench into the works, but I am curious ... if the 802.11p
transport of data is relied on for safety things such as collision avoidance,
etc., what happens if the link fails to operate for any of a number of
reasons? (And does this require some additional explanation in item
I am not trying to obstruct progress, just not clear on how safety
aspects/implications are isolated/divorced from network/data transmission
reliability (or failure thereof).
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1. I congratulate the study group on producing
thoughtful and detailed responses to the Five Criteria.
2. PAR item 19 -- The additional information raises
a concern as to why the provided text was not included in PAR item 18.
If I understand the nature of the project correctly, the 802.11 standard
itself will not address the safety issues of the cited possible applications
(e.g., collision avoidance), but will simply be providing connectivity and the
safety issues will be addressed by other standards or specifications that use
the provided vehicular wireless access. If this is correct, I would
recommend addition of a sentence to this effect to the note in 19. If it
is not correct, the paragraph in 19 should be moved to the explanation field
of 18 as an appropriate red flag of the intended use of the
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Dear EC members,
Bob O'Hara informed me this afternoon that
Stuart has met his obligation to provide the 802.11 closing report to the EC
This is an EC email ballot to make a
determination on the following motion:
Request the IEEE 802 Executive
Committee to approve the PAR - 802.11p -Wireless Access in Vehicular
Environments (Amendment to the 802.11 Standard), & 5 Criteria – and
The PAR and five criteria are attached. Please recall this is a
continuation of the motion made during the July closing EC
The ballot opens 4pm edt 27
July 2004 and closes in 15 days on 4pm edt 11 August
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