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[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 []
>>  Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 3:02 PM
>>  To: wk3c@WK3C.COM
>>  Cc:
>>  Subject: Re: [802SEC] EC electronic ballot on 802.22 press release
>>  Carl,
>>  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
>>  approve.
>>  Regards,
>>  Roger
>>  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
>>  >simply
>>  >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.
>>  >
>>  >Regards,
>>  >Carl
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >
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