Our July 2006 meeting was held at the Manchester Hyatt, San Diego, CA, USA. As of this meeting, the 802.11 membership consists of 429 voting members.
These Ballots concluded since the prior meeting:
- A sponsor recirculation ballot on 802.11REV-ma draft 7.0 opened June 21, 2006 and closed July 11, 2006. It passed with 91% approval. (99 approve, 10 disapprove, 8 abstain)
These new Ballots were initiated from this meeting:
- The working group approved sending 802.11REV-ma draft 8.0 to sponsor recirculation ballot, followed by forwarding to RevCom under the conditional approval process.
- The working group approved a recirculation letter ballot of 802.11k-D5.0. Since the draft was not complete at the end of the meeting, this letter ballot will be preceded by a 10 day approval ballot on the readiness of the draft for a letter ballot.
Other WG activities:
The consolidated working group and task group minutes for this meeting are available here.
- The Working Group re-affirmed the extension of the 802.11k PAR. This motion was forwarded to ExCom.
- The 802.11 Policies and Procedures document has been updated and approved. The new Policies and Procedures of the 802.11 working group is in document 06/812r2.
- The working group approved forwarding several liaison documents from TGu: 11-06-1124r0, 11-06-1094r0, 11-06-1095r0, 11-06-1113r0.
- The working group voted on the formation of a Study Group to examine the performance requirements imposed on WLAN by multimedia applications. The vote failed to reach the required 75% approval on a vote of 42 : 29 : 18.
- Upcoming Interim meeting locations were discussed:
- September 17 - 21, 2006: Melbourne, Australia. Registration is currently available.
- January 14-19, 2007: Hilton London Metropole
- May 13-18, 2007: Montreal, Canada
- September 11-16, 2007: Hawaii, Hilton Waikoloa Village.
The reports for the individual task groups are linked below:
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
Project 802.11v, Wireless Network Management Project 802.11w, Protected Management Frames
Project 802.11y, Contention Based Protocol Study Group WNG, Wireless LAN Next Generation Standing Committee
The next meeting of 802.11 will take place September 17-22, 2006, at the Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre, Victoria, Australia. -See IEEE 802.11 Meeting Plan for details.
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