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Re: [802SEC] +++802 EC Motion+++ P802.16-REVd to Sponsor Ballot(Conditional Approval) CLOSES FEB 7 2004



At 06:44 -0500 04/01/28, Paul Nikolich wrote:
>Dear EC members,
>This is a 10 day 802 EC email ballot to make a determination on the below EC
>That the LMSC executive committee grant Conditional Approval, under
>Procedure 10, to send P802.16-REVd to Sponsor Ballot.  (see the below email
>from Roger for
>Moved by :        Roger Marks
>Seconded by:     Stuart Kerry
>The email ballot opens on Wednesday January 28 NOON EST and closes  February
>Please direct your responses to the EC reflector with a CC directly to me
>- Paul Nikolich
>Chairman, IEEE 802 LMSC
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Roger B. Marks" <>
>To: <>
>Cc: <>
>Sent: Monday, January 26, 2004 4:47 PM
>Subject: [802SEC] request for motion: P802.16-REVd to Sponsor Ballot
>(Conditional Approval)
>> Dear Paul,
>> As I discussed during the ad hoc EC meeting of 12 January, I would
>> like to move to seek Conditional Approval, under Procedure 10, to
>> send P802.16-REVd to Sponsor Ballot. Mr. Kerry has agreed to second
>> the motion. I request that the ballot close by February 7.
>> Please note the following points:
>> (1) The Working Group Letter Ballot on sending the document to
>> Sponsor Ballot ran from 29 September to 31 October 2003. The recirc
>> ran from 6-29 December 2003. In all, we received 663 comments,
>> resolving them at our meetings in November and January.
>> (2) Ballot resolution efforts have been substantially completed. The
>> current ballot results are detailed here:
>> In particular, the Approval Ratio is 93.9% [46/3/1] and the Return
>> Ratio is 87.7%. Three Disapprove voters remain. However, one of them
>> said 'I can confirm that all my technical binding comments are now
>> satisfied. In addition I will be in a position to change my vote to
>> "Approve" subject of course, to satisfactory implementation of the
>> resolutions.'
>> (3) Three Disapprove comments remain. These are posted here:
>> Two of these (#27 and #613) are from the same voter and on the same
> > topic; the first has already been rejected and recirculated, and the
> > second has been rejected and is being recirculated. The third (#629)
> > is a followup to his earlier recirculated comment; it has been
>> partially accepted (although not to the voter's satisfaction) and is
>> being recirculated.
>> The full comment database is available in Commentary format here:
>> I'll be happy to provide this in a different format if you like.
>> (4) The draft is posted as P802.16-REVd/D3:
>> I'll be happy to assist you if the password protection gets in your way.
>> Note that, as suggested by Mr. Thompson, the draft includes the
>> statement "This draft is intended for IEEE-SA Sponsor Ballot with
>> individuals as the ballot group members."
>> (5) A 15-day confirmation ballot is currently underway. The
>> announcement is here:
>> (6) At its Closing Plenary of 15 January, the 802.16 Working Group
>> approved a motion "To request conditional approval from the 802 EC to
>> forward the final balloted P802.16-REVd draft for Sponsor Ballot."
>> The motion passed by a vote of 34/0/0. Note that the Working Group
>> has 64 members.
>> Regards,
>> Roger