[802SEC] [802SEC] RE: [802SEC] EC electronic ballot on 802.22 press release (CLEAN version of document attached)
I vote Approve.
I agree with John Hawkins that we should reserve
press releases for specific concrete
achievements. In my mind, starting WG Letter
Ballot is the first concrete achievement in a
However, while the EC discusses its view on the
policy, I'm willing to vote Approve on this one.
At 05:00 PM -0500 06/03/30, Carl R. Stevenson wrote:
>I sent the "track changes" version with the ballot so Roger and others could
>see the changes from the version I posted with the original motion to
>address Roger's helpful comments.
>Attached is a "CLEAN" version (changes accepted) for those who prefer that.
>(If one ignores the "track changes" showing the delta, they are identical.)
>Since there will still be at least 10 days prior to the close of the ballot,
>the previously noted closing time stands.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Roger B. Marks [mailto:email@example.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 3:02 PM
>> To: wk3c@WK3C.COM
>> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Subject: Re: [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
>> >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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>> >Attachment converted: Little Al:PR_P802 22V4_r1.doc
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