Re: [802SEC] +++ LMSC P&P Revision Ballot +++ WG Voting Rules
At 05:02 08/01/2005, Sherman, Matthew J. (US SSA) wrote:
Dear EC members,
Attached you will find the text for an LMSC P&P revision ballot on WG
Voting Rules. This ballot was approved at the Friday November 19, 2004 EC
meeting. The text is identical to that presented at the meeting.
The purpose and rationale for the ballot are as given in the attached
Ballot Duration: 1/8/2005 - 2/8/2005 @ 11:59 PM EST
WG/TAG chairs, please distribute this P&P revision ballot to your
groups, and invite them to comment through you.
Thanks & Regards,
The rationale for this ballot states that the changes address (among
full WG membership be reflected in the denominator of electronic
gaining, losing, and maintaining membership
Neither of these issues are addressed in any aspect by the changes
presented for ballot.
In particular, the section on gaining and losing voting membership is
currently worse than it ever was (if that is possible!). For
- First para of 22.214.171.124: "Participation is defined as at least
75% presence at a meeting." So apparently, I can show up for 75% of
one morning meeting during a session and I have achieved participation.
Various other misapplications of session/meeting terminology
- "126.96.36.199 Retention Membership is retained by participating in at
least two of the last four Plenary session meetings. One duly constituted
interim Working Group or task group meeting may be substituted for one of
the two Plenary meetings." Again, it seems as if I only have to show
up at 2 meetings during one session to achieve retention.
- 188.8.131.52 Loss: We seem to have lost the requirement to meet financial
obligations (unless it has been moved elsewhere?).
- Widespread confusion between meeting and session in this section, with
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