Re: [802SEC] TV Whitespace agenda for Plenary
I echo Gerald's comments, which I expressed myself earlier ...
This ECSG is WAY out of hand ... And as a member of the EC, I *strenuously*
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
> Behalf Of Gerald Chouinard
> Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2009 10:05 AM
> To: Sherman, Matthew J. (US SSA)
> Cc: p.nikolich@IEEE.ORG; k3c@WK3C.COM; WHITESPACE@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG
> Subject: Re: TV Whitespace agenda for Plenary
> I am getting very worried here!
> We are now at 7 meeting slots reserved for the ECSG next
> week, in addition
> to the tutorial on Tuesday evening. This represents almost
> 50% of the
> week's meeting time with agendas no more precise than
> "Preparation for
> Tutorial" and "Follow-up from tutorial". This means that
> practically all
> meetings will need to be attended to avoid missing on
> discussions and vote.
> I would point out that the group that has been dealing with
> TV White Space
> since 5 years is only about 50 people and that a good number of these
> members will likely need to attend the ECSG meetings for obvious
> reasons. This is likely to pretty well shot some 50% of our
> meeting time in 802.22.
> I believe that 802.22 contributed positively to the work of
> the ECSG up to
> now but with these 7 meeting periods, I feel that 802.22 is
> ending up being
> taken hostage by the ECSG. We also have our own work to do in
> 802.22. Worse, 802.22 is meeting in the Fairmont hotel while
> the ECGS
> meetings will be held in the Hyatt.
> I would suggest that you consider concentrating the
> discussions on a more
> limited number of meeting slots and using more evening time such as
> Thursday evening so that progress can be made in other WGs.
> By the way, I will likely have to chair the 802.22 WG Plenary
> on Monday
> afternoon. I will therefore not be available for the
> presentation that you
> included in the agenda. It will have to be later in the week
> as long as I
> know when it is scheduled.
> At 23:16 2009.03.02, Sherman, Matthew J. (US SSA) wrote:
> >Whitespace members,
> >I have revised the agenda for next week based on inputs I ve
> received to
> >date. The revised agenda can be found in 09/49r1.
> >Best Regards,
> >Matthew Sherman
> >Chair, IEEE802 Whitespace ECSG
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