Re: [802SEC] Items for discussion at the closing plenary
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> As a result of our attendance automation meeting, there are a
> couple of items that we need to consider at the closing
> plenary. The following are suggested actions for the
> consideration of the EC.
> * Find provider or purchase machines for “internet cafe”
> that ensures that attendees have access to a machine to get
> web accounts, etc.
What??? Attendees have always been expected to bring their own notebook and
I have no problem providing a limited number of 802.3 ports for people who
haven't yet gotten with the program and provisioned their own 802.11 card -
despite the fact that it's hard to buy a notebook without 802.22 these days
- (including the "loan" of an 802.11 card with a deposit that would be
punitive to those who didn't return the card, since it's not our intent to
become a purveyor of 802.11 cards), but if this is a proposal to provide
*PCs* for public access in the "internet café" I think that's going WAY to
> * Request VeriLAN to administer and take care of Murphy,
> application will always be administered by IEEE.
I have no problem with a reasonable administration/maintenance fee for the
hardware, with IEEE administering the s/w.
I will vote accordingly when we see some numbers. (Can this go under our
current contract with Verilan, or does the IEEE require that we get
competitive bids for additional services?)
> James Gilb
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