Our November 2004 meeting was held at the Hyatt Regency, San Antonio, Texas, USA. As of this meeting, the 802.11 membership consists of 417 voting members, 95 nearly voters.
These Ballots closed in the weeks preceding this meeting:
- LB72: Letter Ballot to approve the WNM PAR and 5 Criteria. It passed with a vote of 253 : 42 : 25. The ballot had 86% approval, and 77% return.
- Sponsor Recirculation ballot of 802.11e-D10.0. Passed 100 : 9 : 12, with 91% approval, and 75% return.
- Sponsor Recirculation ballot of 802.11e-D11.0. Passed 106 : 5 : 11, with 95% approval, and 75% return.
- The working group approved forwarding of 802.11e D12.0 to sponsor recirculation ballot.
Other WG activities:
The reports for the individual task groups are linked below:
- The Wireless Interworking with External Networks (WIEN) Study Group becomes Task Group U.
- Nanci Vogtli is appointed the chair of the Publicity Committee.
- Straw polls were conducted on the subject of tutorials vs 802.11 meetings in the evenings during 802 plenary sessions. The results were:
- 802.11 members would prefer (171 to 47) to limit tutorials of interest to 802.11 to one evening, such as Monday.
- 802.11 members would prefer (125 to 25) having tutorials on Thursday evening
- 802.11 members slightly prefer (109 to 92) to eliminate the 802 social on Wednesday evenings.
- New document templates have been developed and are available here. Use of these templates for all submissions is optional now, and becomes mandatory starting January 1, 2005.
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- January 16 - 21, 2005 - Monterey California.
- May 15-20 - considering Beijing, China.
- September 19-23, 2005, Garden Grove, California.
- January 2006 - Considering Hawaii (Big Island or Maui)
Project 802.11e, MAC Enhancements for Quality of Service Project 802.11k, Radio Resource Measurement of Wireless LANs Project 802.11m, Maintenance PAR Project 802.11n, High Throughput Project 802.11p, Wireless Access in the Vehicular Environment
Project 802.11r, Fast Roaming Fast Handoff Project 802.11s, Mesh Networking
Project 802.11T, Wireless Performance Prediction Project 802.11u, Wireless Interworking With External Networks
WNG, Wireless LAN Next Generation Standing Committee Publicity Publicity Committee WNM SG Wireless Network Management Study Group
The next meeting of 802.11 will take place January 16 - 21, 2005
at the Hyatt Regency Monterey, Monterey, California. See IEEE
802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
USEFUL LINKS TO OTHER SITES:
IEEE P802.11 WLANs RELATED
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