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


At 06:44 AM 1/28/2004 -0500, 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

Bob Heile, Ph.D
Chair, IEEE 802.15 Working Group on Wireless Personal Area Networks
Chair, ZigBee Alliance
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Attleboro, MA  02703   USA
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