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Re: [802SEC] [802SEC] EC electronic ballot on 802.22 press release


If this were a recirc, I think it would be fine 
to send around a marked-up copy for review. 
However, in a new ballot, I think that the voters 
need to see a clean copy. Otherwise, I think you 
introduce unnecessary ambiguity add make the task 
of the voters unnecessarily complicated.

Since you had already distributed a preview copy, 
I understand why you wanted to show markups. But, 
on principle, I think it is important that the 
ballot group members see a clean copy and know 
that this is the document they are voting to 



At 02:38 PM -0500 06/03/30, Carl R. Stevenson wrote:
>Dear all,
>Paul has delegated it to me to conduct an EC electronic ballot on the
>approval of the attached proposed 802.22 press release.
>In response to my earlier motion, I received some editorial comments from
>Roger, which I appreciate and think add clarity, so I'm attaching a "r1"
>version of the document which shows the changes that Roger suggested and I
>find acceptable and THAT is the version that's the subject of this ballot.
>MOVE: That the EC approve the release of the attached press release on
>802.22's progress (document PR_P02_22V4r1.doc).
>Moved: Stevenson
>Second: Shellhammer (Dr. Shellhammer has read the document - including the
>editorial changes in "r1" - and agreed to 2nd my motion.)
>INFORMATIONAL - this DRAFT press release accurately states the current
>status of 802.22 and points to the significant progress that 802.22 has
>achieved by going from 10 initial proposals to a single merged proposal
>(baseline) between November 2005 and March 2006. I think that, coupled with
>Stuart's press release indicating similar movement towards consensus in one
>of his TGs, it is important to give 802 some positive press rather than
>allowing them to feed on the occasional contentious deadlock as has,
>unfortunately, been the case in the past.
>(Karen McCabe had reviewed, edited, and approved the previously circulated
>version (prior to Roger's editorial suggestions), so I am simultaneously
>cc'ing the "r1" version attached to her for her review and approval and do
>not anticipate that she will have any problems with the editorial changes
>that Roger suggested and I've accepted.  However, regardless of the EC vote
>on this ballot, I will not ask Karen to release the press release in the
>event she does have problems with the changes.  I will also inform the EC
>ASAP if she indicates to me that she *does* have any problems with the
>changes and I will re-start the clock on the ballot on a "r2" version that
>addresses any unanticipated issues she may have with the revised version.)
>This ("10 day")EC e-mail ballot will close at 11:59 pm EST on April 9th,
>2006, or when all EC members have voted, whichever comes first.
>Your prompt attention to voting will be appreciated.
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