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RE: [802SEC] Proposed Alternative to changing the rules for WGme mbership

At 16:19 25/09/2002 -0600, THALER,PAT (A-Roseville,ex1) wrote:

>I disagree with you about the impact of the change to the rule on gaining 
>membership. There are very large numbers of casual attendees who attend 
>two 802.3 meetings. Requiring attendence of three meetings to gain voting 
>rights filters out casual attendees. Granting voting rights for those who 
>attend just two meetings could make it difficult to close ballots or get 
>David Law could provide actual numbers, but I would say it isn't unusual 
>for 802.3 to have 30 to 50 people per plenary cycle who have attended two 
>meetings but don't attend the third.

Pat -

Its a fair point - in that case, retaining the 3 meeting requirement for 
gaining a vote is a good idea.