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This is an announcement for the 802.3cb Task Force review of :
Draft Standard for Ethernet
Physical Layer Specifications and Management Parameters for
2.5 Gb/s and 5 Gb/s Operation over Backplane.
Instructions for accessing the draft and submitting comments follow this announcement.
IEEE P802.3cb is an
amendment to IEEE Std 802.3-2012 which is available through the “Get 802”
Authorization Request for this amendment is posted at:
The Five Criteria
Responses for this amendment are posted at:
The Objectives for this
amendment are posted at:
The scope of the review is the entire IEEE P802.3cb D0.5 Draft with the following caveat: comments will only be accepted if they pertain to achieving the stated objectives, linked above. There have been specification deficiencies identified in the Task Force process.
NO SECTIONS OF THE DOCUMENT THAT PERTAIN TO THE NEW STANDARD HAVE BEEN CLOSED OFF FOR COMMENTING.
REVIEW OPEN: Friday, 22 April 2016
REVIEW CLOSE: Sunday, 15 May 2016, 11:59 pm AOE.
HOW TO ACCESS THE DRAFT
The draft is posted for Task Force review purposes only, and neither the draft nor access information should be copied or redistributed to others in violation of document copyrights.
Draft 0.5 should be used
for commenting and may be downloaded from:
Username and password: distributed at meetings. Contact the chair if you do not know what they are.
The document is posted
in Adobe "pdf" document format and can be downloaded and printed if
desired. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, it is available for free
downloading from Adobe at:
HOW TO SUBMIT COMMENTS
Acceptable comment types:
E = Editorial
ER = Editorial Required (an Editorial comment that the commenter feels very strongly about)
T = Technical
TR = Technical Required (a Technical comment that the commenter feels very strongly about)
For further information
regarding comments, please see:
Step 1. Prepare your comments in one of the following THREE ways:
a. You are STRONGLY REQUESTED to use the
comment tool in the TF private area at:
To use the tool, extract all components into a folder and do not move any component from that folder, as this will cause the executable to not work correctly. The tool is:
The comment tool runs under Microsoft Windows. It has also been run in VM environments on other platforms.
b. Manual entry tool:
A comment entry SPREADSHEET has been created for those non-Windows users
(though it is also Windows friendly!). This tool is posted in the IEEE P802.3bt
private area, found at:
You are STRONGLY REQUESTED to use the spreadsheet if you are not using the comment tool.
c. To submit comments in text (ASCII) form, please use the form below. This will make it possible for the editor to properly record and track all submissions. Make as many copies of the template as necessary and submit as an ASCII text file or as part of your e-mail. (Preferred response: attach text file/s to your email.)
PLEASE NOTE: The ASCII method involves a manual transcription,hence you are recommended to check your comments to ensure proper import. Please use the comment tool or comment spreadsheet referenced above if possible.
------CUT AND PASTE TEXT BELOW THIS LINE ONLY PLEASE------
CommentID: (Leave Blank)
CommentType: (E, ER, T, or TR)
--------------------end comment template------------------
Step 2. Send your comments in an email…
and paste into the SUBJECT line:
IEEE P802.3cb - CU4HDD Task Force Draft D0.5 Comments
This can be done with the
P802.3cb - CU4HDD Task Force Draft D0.5 Comments
Be sure to change the
name of the file you send by adding your last name to make the file unique.
[example: 8023cb_D0p5_comments_your-last-name ]
Thank you for participating with your careful review of this draft.
Affiliation: Seagate Technology
Task Force Chair
IEEE P802.3cb 2.5 Gb/s and 5 Gb/s Backplane and Copper Cables Task Force