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Re: CD ROM Question

I agree with Geoff.  The P additions to 802.1D, also Q, didn't make it last
time by a would be a shame to delay it more.


At 11:15 02/09/99 -0700, Geoff Thompson wrote:
>>From the 802.3 point of view I believe that the appropriate answer is:
>	November 1999
>We will not get any additional material in between November and March and
>it will show up as 4 months delay in getting the PDF for 1000BASE-T to the
>members of 802.3.
>At 02:13 PM 9/1/99 -0700, Howard Frazier wrote:
>>Dear SEC members,
>>At the July meeting, we approved the production of a new 802 standards
>>CDROM for distribution at the November meeting.  In order to have the
>>CDs ready for the meeting, I need the files by October 8th, to allow
>>time for mastering, duplication, and shipping to Hawaii.
>>According to the IEEE staff, the following new or revised standards will
>>be ready for inclusion on the CD (in addition to all of the older stuff, 
>>of course):
>>8802-11: 1999
>>However, 802.5t and 802.11a&b probably won't be ready in time, though they
>>may be available in paper form for distribution at the November meeting.
>>Based on this information, shall we go ahead and cut the CD, or wait
>>until 802.5t and 802.11a&b are ready? I am not aware of any other 802
>>standards that are likely to be approved and ready for the CD before
>>the March 2000 meeting.
>>Please answer by stating "November 1999" or "March 2000". Please answer
>>by Friday, 9/3.
>>If the consensus is to stick with November, I will stick with November.
>>If the consensus is to delay until March, I will offer an SEC motion
>>by email ballot to formalize that decision.
>>Thank you,
>>Howard Frazier
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