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Re: IEEE 802 Rules Change Ballot--Elimination of Friday Plenary Meeting

Buzz et al,

With the elimination of the Closing Plenary, the WGs can then meet thru
Friday instead of just thru Thursday, as was the case when a Closing Plenary
was in vogue.   This would satisfy your concern about room blocks, right?


-----Original Message-----
From: Rigsbee, Everett O <>
To: Paul Nikolich <>; Tony Jeffree <>
Cc: <>
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 12:50 PM
Subject: RE: IEEE 802 Rules Change Ballot--Elimination of Friday Plenary

>Tony & other SEC members:
>Where I certainly support the move to eliminate the Friday Closing
>Plenary, I'm holding off on sending out the notification until I've had
>a chance to make sure that resulting room block adjustment is acceptable
>to our contracted venues and will not cause us to incur stiff penalties
>for undershoot.  So far we look OK, but you really need to get an official
>OK from each property.  If we hit a snag short-term, I may want to
>adjusting the effectivity date to avoid a problem.  Further out we're
>definitely OK.  Sorry for the delay but I was away on a much needed
>and am only just now getting back up to speed.  I'll keep you posted on
>the progress of negotiations and the message will go out as soon as
>we are in the clear.
>Thanx,  Buzz
>Everett O. (Buzz) Rigsbee
>Boeing SSG
>PO Box 3707, M/S: 7M-FM
>Seattle, WA  98124-2207
>ph: (425) 865-2443, fx: (425) 865-6721
>> ----------
>> From: Tony Jeffree[]
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 3:43 AM
>> To: Paul Nikolich
>> Cc:
>> Subject: Re: IEEE 802 Rules Change Ballot--Elimination of Friday Plenary
>> At 10:29 15/04/00 -0400, Paul Nikolich wrote:
>> >Dear SEC,
>> >Per Geoff Thompson's excellent suggestion, attached you will find
>> >text for the IEEE Rules change to eliminate the Friday plenary meeting
>> >Grow thanks for providing the edits) INCLUDING the strikethrough of
>> >text attached.
>> >The ballot opened April 14th 5pm EDT and closes June 1st 5pm EDT.
>> >Howard, can you please place this rules change on the
>> >site in the IEEE 802 Opertating Rules and Other Documents subsection
>> >the heading "Proposed Rules Change".
>> >Buzz, per our rules, rules change ballots are to be distributed to all
>> >attendees--please notify the 802 list that a rules change is pending and
>> >they can go to "" and click on
>> >Rules Change" to obtain the text.
>> Paul/Buzz - I haven't seen any notification distributed to all of 802
yet -
>> did I just miss it?
>> Regards,
>> Tony