Re: [802SEC] P&P Revision Ballot - Clause 7.5 - Balloting Groups
P.S. BTW: The change suggested below should easily fit within the
category of a minor editorial change.
(My non-voting vote would be APPROVE with inclusion of my editorial
Then the fix is pretty simple. The first time the term comes up it should
be expressed as:
then everything else should be just fine.
- IEEE-SA Standards ballot by the Sponsor (Sponsor Ballot)
At 04:46 PM 4/6/2005 +0100, Tony Jeffree wrote:
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At 01:15 29/03/2005, Geoff Thompson wrote:
I'm afraid that I think the text is not
1) I'm suspicious (but I haven't looked) that "Sponsor Ballot"
is an undefined term. I think it is a term that we use commonly but isn't
really defined. I could be wrong, ifso never mind..
The SA SB Ops manual has a section entitled "Standards ballot by the
Sponsor" (5.4). Looks close enough to a definition to
2) The current text is incorrect under
- A Balloting Group for a specific document is formed by sending
invitations to ballot to members of the relevant Invitation
Pool(s). Generally, invitations to ballot are sent only to the Invitation
Pool for the WG or TAG that is developing the draft concerned;
..is not how its done.
I believe the following is more accurate:
- A Balloting Group for a specific document is formed by opening a
Group formation period in MyBallot. Qualified interested parties sign up
to participate via a web interface of MyBallot. Parties may be informed
by notification from the MyBallot system, the Working Group Chair or by
querying the MyBallot system to see what invitations are open.
The interface to MyBallot allows individuals to join Invitation Pools. I
believe my wording to be consistent with the terminology used
in/functionality of MyBallot, without getting so deep into the detailed
mechanics that it would be rendered incorrect by a minor change in the
way the MyBallot interface operated. I don't see any need to make the
change you propose here - the wording proposed in the ballot is clear as
to the intent.
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