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Re: [802SEC] Updated text for 'WG Membership & Meeting' P&P Revision

If there are no objections by tomorrow evening, I will adopt Tony's






Matthew Sherman, Ph.D. 
Senior Member Technical Staff 
Office: +1 973.633.6344 


From: Tony Jeffree [] 
Sent: Monday, November 14, 2005 2:03 PM
To: Sherman, Matthew J. (US SSA)
Subject: Re: [802SEC] Updated text for 'WG Membership & Meeting' P&P


At 23:53 13/11/2005, Sherman, Matthew J. (US SSA) wrote:



As requested, I've modified the existing 'WG Membership & Meeting'  P&P
Revision to be against the most recently approved P&P (which should be
posted shortly).  No substantive changes have been made.


Best Regards,



Mat - 

The wording I have a problem with is as follows:

"WG election procedures shall be defined within the WG P&P. Prior to
their establishment, election procedures must be reviewed and approved
by the EC before implementation."

The first sentence mandates the existence of a WG P&P document;
otherwise, the "shall" cannot be complied with.

Yes, at some point, the SA will sick some set of model WG P&P on us;
however, forcing all 802 WGs to establish P&P ahead of time, with the
likelihood that the SA actions will cause us to re-work them later on,
seems to be a gratuitous waste of all our time.

Also, I see absolutely no rational reason why we should have N
differently worded sets of election procedures for officer positions, so
I can see no reason why this issue shouldn't be resolved by adding WG
election procedures to the 802 P&P.

My proposal is, therefore:

1) That both sentences in the above quoted text is removed from the
existing P&P rules change; and

2) A separate rules change be initiated (which I am happy to do if you
wish) to add WG officer election procedures to the 802 P&P.

If either of those sentences stay in, I will vote against this change.


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