[802SEC] "Get IEEE 802" comments
Every time we discuss the Get IEEE 802 budget, it gets me to thinking
about the program itself, and how it might be improved, or even
So, I have the following comments:
*The "Get IEEE 802 Program Agreement" says "Documents subject to the
wait period will be listed on the website with a link to a site where
the documents may be purchased." However, I don't see such links at
In fact, I don't ever recall seeing such links, even though I've
brought up this issue a few times over the years. There is a pointer
to the IEEE Store, but that's not the same thing; the Store is an
easy place to get lost, and it does not include a list of available
*Are sales of drafts included in the Get IEEE 802 budget? I think
IEEE could do a better job of promoting them for sale. It's nice that
the web page has two links to the draft sale page. Unfortunately,
both of those links are dead, because they point to ILI. ILI has not
been offering 802 drafts since November 1.
*As usual, we discussed the statistical profiles of the downloaders
when we met last week. However, I suspect that this data may be out
of date. I say this because, when I went to download standards today,
I did not receive the survey form. [Neither did I receive a "Terms
and Conditions" page to accept.] I found the same results on two
Before we next meet to talk about the program budget, can you see if
IEEE can review the web site?
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