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Re: [802SEC] 802.1 technical plenary

David / Glenn
Glenn has already requested 5 min for the 802.1 Technical Plenary (See7.01).
Glenn were you planning on discussing this topic in your agenda item?

Please let me know as it is unclear if the agenda needs modified.


-----Original Message-----
From: Law, David <> 
Sent: Thursday, November 4, 2021 4:50 AM
To: IEEE 802 SEC <> <>
Cc: John D'Ambrosia <>
Subject: FW: 802.1 technical plenary

Hi Paul,

I'd like to request a 5-minute agenda item at the IEEE 802 Opening Plenary
meeting this Friday to discuss when to hold IEEE 802.1 technical plenary
meetings moving forward.

Thanks and best regards,


From: ***** IEEE 802 Executive Committee List *****
<> On Behalf Of Glenn Parsons
Sent: 29 October 2021 23:19
Subject: [802SEC] 802.1 technical plenary


Based on some offline discussions with Paul and others, I would like to
restart the 802.1 technical plenaries to kick off a wider discussion on the
802 Overview & Architecture, as well as address cross 802 issues.

To avoid conflict during the busy virtual November plenary, the first in the
series will be on Dec 2nd from 9-11am ET.

This series of meetings would:
. Provide wider awareness for the need to revise IEEE Std 802 . Provide an
opportunity to discuss the content - notably should it be the same or should
it add more architecture . Provide examples of the current 802 architecture
(i.e., spread around in 802, .1Q, .1AC, .3, .11, .15.x, .) . Identify gaps
in the current architecture

In addition, this would provide the opportunity to discuss technical points
across all WGs, for example:
. MAC service interface (and its support of 802 MAC/PHYs) . 48 and 64 bit
bridging . Protocol IDs and their encoding - Length/Type and LLC

Topics for discussion are invited and should be proposed to the 802.1 WG
chair.  The agenda and topics for the first meeting will be posted 14 days
in advance.

Attendance is open to all 802 WG participants. To ensure all WGs are
represented, 802 WG chairs are invited to identify at least one voting
member to attend the technical plenary.

I would encourage you to inform your WGs about the technical plenary:

I will introduce this as well during the EC meeting on Nov 5th.


Glenn Parsons
Chair, IEEE 802.1 WG

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