Re: [802SEC] Fwd: IEEE 802.24 letter ballot #05 begins today
I "jumped" to my conclusion about voting after having reviewed the voter's list where some EC members are listed and others not. Thanks for the clarification.
From: James Gilb [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of James P. K. Gilb
Sent: Monday, December 16, 2013 19:23
To: Michael Lynch; STDS-802-SEC@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG
Cc: 'John Notor'
Subject: Re: [802SEC] Fwd: IEEE 802.24 letter ballot #05 begins today
You (as are all EC members) ex-officio members of the IEEE 802.24 TAG, hence you can vote if you wish.
On 12/15/2013 01:46 PM, Michael Lynch wrote:
> I find this both interesting and appropriate. While I am unable to
> vote in the ballot I certainly hope that the ballot is approved.
> Over the past two - three years in the ITU-R Smart Grid related work I
> have found NIST not to be "friendly" to IEEE 802 standards. Indeed one
> of their representatives, who in that particular meeting was a vice
> chair, felt that individual standards should not be listed. I see
> ensuring that IEEE 802 standards are included by NIST is a key element
> to make certain that they are included by the work in Geneva.
> When NIST speaks against listing them they are speaking as a Member
> State and that can have serious consequences. I think that you and I
> have discussed a number of times that the view in the ITU, outside of
> ITU-R, is that PLT and its cousins are the way to go. The Secretary
> General himself has gone so far as to endorse a wireline only approach
> to Smart Grid management.
> Hopefully the IEEE 802 2014 contribution to ITU-R WP1A Question 236/1
> will help to place IEEE 802 standards at the forefront for Smart Grid
> management. The RR-TAG looks forward to reviewing and approving that
> contribution at our Los Angeles meeting. With the holidays approaching
> we seem to be running out of time to do the initial contribution
> review via conference call that I had earlier suggested.
> Hopefully, in order to provide enough time in Los Angeles, we can
> start that review early (e.g. PM2 on Monday). The review will of
> course require representatives of all of the wireless WGs interested
> plus 802.3.
> Best regards,
> Mike +1.972.814.4901
> -----Original Message----- From: ***** IEEE 802 Executive Committee
> List ***** [mailto:STDS-802-SEC@ieee.org] On Behalf Of James P. K.
> Gilb Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2013 13:08 To:
> STDS-802-SEC@LISTSERV.IEEE.ORG Subject: [802SEC] Fwd: IEEE 802.24
> letter ballot #05 begins today
> Dear 802 EC members
> According to the IEEE 802 Operations Manual procedure for Sponsor
> subgroup communications with government bodies (8.2.2).
> "For statements not presented for review in a sponsor meeting, Sponsor
> members shall have a review period of at least five days; if, during
> that time, a motion to block it is made, release of the statement will
> be withheld until a letter ballot of the Sponsor is held to determine
> if it is approved."
> This email marks the beginning of the review period, which shall end
> on 28 December 2013 (the same date that the 802.24 letter ballot
> James Gilb
> -------- Original Message -------- Subject: IEEE 802.24 letter ballot
> #05 begins today Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:04:49 -0800 From: James P.
> K. Gilb <email@example.com> To: 802.24 voters
> <802-24-Voters@listserv.ieee.org>, 802.24
> Dear 802.24 voters
> With this email, IEEE 802.24 Smart Grid TAG is beginning Letter Ballot
> #05, a 15 day letter ballot. The list of voting members for IEEE
> 802.24 can be found at:
> This motion is made under the IEEE 802 Operations Manual procedure for
> Sponsor subgroup communications with government bodies (8.2.2).
> Motion is that IEEE 802.24 approves and submits docunment
> 24-13-0050-01 as an IEEE 802.24 comment to NIST as part of the
> informal comment process on the NIST Smart Grid Framework 3.0. The
> TAG chair is empowered to make editorial changes as necessary. The
> documents will be forwarded to Bill Ash to be transmitted to the
> appropriate individual in NIST.
> The document can be found at:
> The ballot opens 12 December 2013 and closes 28 December 2013.
> To respond, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
> with the subject line:
> LB05-LAST NAME-FIRST NAME-VOTE
> where VOTE shall be one of YES, NO, or ABSTAIN.
> In the body of the email state your vote and affiliation.
> Failure to follow the instructions will result in your vote not
> counting as a valid response to the letter ballot.
> If you don't receive an acknowledgement from the Chair within 24
> hours, please re-send your vote.
> This is a mandatory letter ballot. According to the IEEE 802 WG P&P,
> subclause "7.2.3. Loss":
> Excepting recirculation letter ballots membership may be lost if two
> of the last three WG letter ballots are not returned, or are returned
> with an abstention for other than "lack of technical expertise."
> James Gilb Chair IEEE 802.24 Smart Grid TAG
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