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Re: [EFM] Presentations Uploaded


While you could not give the Fahrenheit equivalent, you could say it
will be "bloody cold".

Jack Andresen

Howard Frazier wrote:
> Dear Members of the IEEE 802.3ah EFM Task Force,
> The presentation materials for our upcoming meeting
> in Edinburgh have been placed on our web site in
> the form of PDF files at the URL:
> Actually, the mother of all uploads is in progress
> as I type this.  It should be finished in another
> hour or so (who says residential users are happy
> with asymmetric DSL! I'm not! I want a 10 Mbps
> symmetric connection, and I want it NOW!). I will
> be bringing CDROMs and flash memory cards to the
> meeting, as usual.
> If you will be attending the meeting in Edinburgh,
> please take note of the "Plan for the Week" shown on
> the next to last page of my "Agenda and General
> Information" file.
> We will be spending a couple of hours on Monday after
> lunch to listen to 4 competing baseline proposals
> for EFM Copper, and we must choose one (1) of them
> as the basis for the first draft of 802.3ah.
> Then, on Tuesday morning, we will once again meet
> en masse to listen to the (singular) baseline proposal
> for OAM, and consider a motion to adopt it.
> By making these major decisions early in the week, we will
> give the sub task forces the direction they need in order to
> make further progress.  Motion Madness will be held as
> usual at the close of the meeting on Wednesday afternoon
> to consider all other items of business.
> I am really looking forward to this meeting.  We have
> a lot of interesting work to review, and a bunch of
> very important decisions to make.  Edinburgh is a lovely
> city, and should be an excellent venue. Our hosts from
> Tality are going to hold a social reception for us on
> Tuesday evening, and they are doing everything they can
> to make this a successful meeting.
> For those of you wondering what to pack, the UK Weather
> Channel web site shows the Edinburgh 10 day forecast to
> have temperature ranges from 6-16 degrees C, with showers
> on Sunday and Monday, tapering off Tuesday. Note that
> IEEE metric policy prohibits me from including the
> Fahrenheit equivalents in this message.
> See you in Scotland!
> Howard Frazier
> Chair, IEEE 802.3ah EFM Task Force