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Re: 802 Position Statement on ISTO -Draft

Tony raised a good point. I would prefer:

"Nowhere does the announcement state the difference between a 
forum-defined specification and an authentic IEEE Standard."

I think that Tony's version somewhat suggests that the production of 
the specification is in the future. In contrast, the tone of the 
press release is that the specification is already complete. For 
example, consider the title ("BROADBAND WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS 


At 6:29 AM +0100 00/07/15, Tony Jeffree wrote:
>At 11:47 14/07/00 -0500, Jim Carlo wrote:
>>Below is position statement on ISTO that I edited per directions and worked
>>with Roger Marks on. I will send final copy of this statement out on Monday
>>Jim Carlo( Cellular:1-214-693-1776 Voice&Fax:1-214-853-5274
>>TI Fellow, Networking Standards at Texas Instruments
>>Chair, ISO/IEC JTC1/SC6 Telecom and Info Exchange Between Systems
>>Chair, IEEE802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee
>Jim -
>In the first Bullet 1), the last line - "Nowhere does the 
>announcement state the difference between this forum and an 
>authentic IEEE Standard." - seems to equate two rather different 
>types of object, namely a forum and a standard.  Suggest the 
>following alternative wording:
>"Nowhere does the announcement state the difference between a 
>specification that may be produced by this forum and an authentic 
>IEEE Standard."
>Otherwise, looks to me like a good re-wording of the document.