I vogte Approve, Geoff's concern about the term
"Promote" notwithstanding. I believe that the SEC can interpret "Promote"
with appropriate spin, which would imply encouraging the use of standards, as
opposed to some sort of hard sell. In the context that I would use the
word, I believe that it is an appropriate, and already accepted function of the
Robert D. Love
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Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 10:34
Subject: Rules Change Ballot; Addition of
This is a reminder to those who haven't cast
their ballot to do so. The ballot closes October 6. (Remember, the lack of a
vote will count as a disapprove. So far I have responses from Carlo, Rigsbee,
Jeffree and Thompson.)
the July 2000 plenary the 802 Sponsor Executive Committee (SEC) agreed to
initiate a rules change ballot to add a scope statement to our operating
The scope statement:
"The scope of IEEE LMSC is to
develop, maintain, enable and promote, on a global basis, accredited
networking standards and recommended practices"
would be added as a
separate paragraph to the end of section 1 Overview.
SEC ballot period will open on August 8, 2000 5pm EDT and close on October 6,
2000 5pm EDT.
As a member of IEEE Project 802 you are encouraged to
carefully review the proposed rule changes and ask questions of, or forward
any comments to me or any other representative on the LMSC SEC well before the
closure of the SEC ballot. SEC members will carefully consider your comments
and suggestions as part of the balloting process.
Project 802 LMSC Vice Chair