Re: [802SEC] Ballots - A request
The table idea is a good one.
At 06:59 30/04/2003 -0600, Roger B. Marks wrote:
>I agree with Tony. In 802.16, the policy is starker: no attachments of any
>kind on the reflector.
>To take this a slight step further, I'd like to see a simple web page
>listing the various ballots. Just a simple table, with headings such as:
>BallotNumber Subject OpeningDate ClosingDate Results
>The main purpose would be to help me know what ballots are active and when
>they close. This can get complicated when there are a lot out there and
>they all look pretty much the same in my email reader (because my viewer
>displays only the first line of the subject and the meat is often in the
>second line). For the same reason, "BallotNumber" would help me sort
>comments by topic if it were included in the subject line of the email.
>One more reason for a web page: we could have an additional column labeled
>"Result", hyperlinked to the email message providing the detailed result.
>This would give us an archive of decisions. [Do we have any equivalent
>right now? Do we insert the results of email ballots into the minutes? I
>don't think so.]
>>There have been a number of ballots recently that have had one or two
>>quite large files attached, and have come with the request that we
>>forward them on to our WGs for comment.
>>Can I request that, in future, rather than shipping files around as
>>attachments, that they get placed on a suitable (publicly accessible) SEC
>>webpage, and the initiators of the ballots simply pass around the
>>relevant URLs? 802.1, for one, keeps a fairly small size limit on file
>>attachments, so this would make the process of distributing the
>>information rather simpler.