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Re: [802SEC] +++ IEEE 802 BALLOT: Split the 802.11 PARs


At 07:37 AM 4/9/01 -0500, Jim Carlo wrote:
>Issue Date: 9Apr2001Closing Date: 23Apri2001
>Moved By: Stuart Kerry  Seconded By: Bob Heile
>Move: Approve Split of 802.11e PARs into 802.11e and 802.11i.
>At the Thursday SEC meeting, we made the following motion:
>Motion to conduct a 14 day SEC email ballot to decide whether to:
>forward 802.11e PAR to NesCom
>forward 802.11i PAR to NesCom
>forward covering letter regarding 802.11e and 802.11i to NesCom. 15
>8/0/2 Approved
>The two PARs and Five Criterion are attached below.
>Reason For PAR Split:
>The IEEE 802.11 Task Group e PAR covers two broad items, enhancements to
>802.11 security and enhancements to 802.11 Quality of Service (QOS).
>Therefore, it is proposed to split this effort into: 802.11e Enhancements to
>IEEE 802.11 Quality of Service and 802.11i Enhancements to IEEE 802.11
>Security. This will allow the work to progress independently and get done at
>an increased schedule. The increased schedule is needed based on market
>needs for improved security. The market need arrived from publicized
>weakness to the currently defined security, defined in 802.11.

Bob Heile
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