Re: [802SEC] +++EC Email Ballot+++Motion for electronic distribution of standards to 802+++closes 10 OCT 2007
I'm perplexed as to why this is such a big deal. Most of the material is available free through the IEEE GET 802 program. Therefore I approve.
-------------- Original message from "Bob O'Hara (boohara)" <boohara@CISCO.COM>: --------------
> A few comments on the topic of this motion.
> 1. I have worked with Karen and, through her, with the rest of the IEEE
> 2. The only way that staff will allow the electronic distribution is if
> it is done from IEEE servers.
> 3. The material will be identical to that which could be provided on a
> CD-ROM, with the addition that it can be updated to include new
> documents published after a CD-ROM is produced, i.e., there could be new
> material available at each plenary session.
> 4. The format is still TBD. It could be provided in a single, burnable
> CD-ROM image that contains all the material and would be accessible only
> once burned to a CD-R. Alternatively, it could be provided in the
> web-like form that is currently used on the CD-ROMs. The alternative
> format would allow download of single documents.
> 5. The registrant database would need to be made available to IEEE for
> user authentication during the period that the downloads are available.
> 6. Since the material would be available only from IEEE servers, it
> would require using the internet connection for the download. This
> might be able to be mitigated by local caching.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ***** IEEE 802 Executive Committee List *****
> [mailto:STDS-802-SEC@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG] On Behalf Of Paul Nikolich
> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 2:15 PM
> To: STDS-802-SEC@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG
> Subject: [802SEC] +++EC Email Ballot+++Motion for electronic
> distribution of standards to 802+++closes 10 OCT 2007
> Dear EC members,
> Below is a motion from Bob O'Hara regarding distribution of material
> previously on the 802 CD-ROM via electronic means. It is scheduled to
> 15 days from now, 10OCT2007. I delegate the conduct of this ballot to
> Please cast your ballot via the EC reflector.
> --Paul Nikolich
> "Moved: to authorize the expenditure of no more than $2,000.00 to
> create, on
> IEEE servers, a secured web site that will allow attendees registered at
> 802 plenary meeting to download the material previously made available
> an annual distribution of a CD-ROM. The download facility will be
> only during the weeks of an 802 plenary session, from 8am on Monday
> 6pm on Friday."
> Opens: 26 SEP 2007; Closes 10 OCT 2007
> Mover: Bob O'Hara
> Seconder: Stuart Kerry
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