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RE: +++ Ballot: Press Release for RPR (802.17)

I am responding in the affirmative although I think the statement about 
"developing new PHYs as necessary" should be deleted.  If a new 
PHY is required, a separate PAR will be submitted for approval and 
should be announced at that point in time.  We don't want to give the 
impressions that they have license to create new PHYs without a 
separate justification and approval cycle.  
Thanx,  Buzz
Everett O. (Buzz) Rigsbee
Boeing SSG
PO Box 3707, M/S: 7M-FM
Seattle, WA  98124-2207
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> From: 	Jim Carlo[]
> Reply To:
> Sent: 	Tuesday, November 28, 2000 9:02 AM
> To: 	IEEE802
> Subject: 	+++ Ballot: Press Release for RPR (802.17) 
> Importance: 	High
> <<File: 802.17_rev4.doc>>
> Issue Date: 10Nov2000 Closing Date: 6Dec2000
> Moved By: Jim Carlo
> Move: Approve (in principal) the Attached Press Release for 802.17
> The Standards Board is expected to approve the Project for Resilient Packet
> Rings on 7December2000.  This notice is intended to be released at this time,
> so I ask your indulgence for a speedy ballot. I will send out a ballot
> updated tally on Friday.
> Notes:
> 1) This press release was discussed on the 802.17 reflector. A final tally
> of members of the reflector, after several rewordings was 18-0-0.
> 2) Note that I expect IEEE-SA to reword, so this is approved "in principal".