Re: [802SEC] Of Ballots and Telecons....
In the spirit of internationalization that seems to be high in our
consciousness at the moment, I strongly object to your choice of time for
telecons (that works out as Friday, 6:30PM through 8:30 PM UK time),
which is a maximally unfriendly time for me, being well after normal
working hours at the start of a weekend. If the timing remains there, my
chances of making any of these telecons is very slim indeed, so I regard
that choice as effectively disenfranchising me from the
At 05:38 08/01/2005, Sherman, Matthew J. (US SSA) wrote:
I realize Iím pummeling everyone
with all these ballots and telecons. I do want to be as
accommodating as possible. For
various reasons, Fridays work out best for me to hold these
meetings. I chose lunch time because I felt it was a reasonable
compromise between all the time zones.
I am open to other times if
people feel they would work better. Please let me know if there are preferences.
One last point. I notice that some EC members seem never to participate in the P&P revision process. I was hoping that the telecom format would ease that issue somewhat. Iíve also suggested sending delegates to the comment resolution to help ease the load. If people chose not to participate, I think itís bad but I can accept it. What I really donít want is that we spend months discussing things and resolving things and then someone who didnít participate in the process objects at the final vote. I am hoping that people who choose not to participate will give those that did the benefit of the doubt and not block their work when the final vote comes. I am also open to other ideas for making the process more convenient and easier for everyone. Right now, this is the best I can come up with given the goals we have set. Please let me know if you have comments on the process.
Matthew Sherman, Ph.D.
Senior Member Technical Staff
BAE SYSTEMS, CNIR
Office: +1 973.633.6344
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