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[802SEC] update to: Conditional Approval report of IEEE P802.16e


Based on a message I have just received, I would like to update my
report below.

The sole remaining Disapprove voter has converted his vote to
Approve. The approval ratio stands at 100%.

I've updated the web report.


>Dear LMSC EC Colleagues:
>The EC motion "To grant Conditional Approval, under Clause 21, to
>send P802.16e to Sponsor Ballot," closes at 5 PM ET today (details
>When Conditional Approval is granted and the confirmation ballot
>closes, Clause 21 requires the Working Group Chair to report to the
>EC. At this time, although the Conditional Approval is not yet
>final, the confirmation ballot has already closed. Therefore, I am
>providing the following report:
>(1) The 15-day confirmation ballot (#14d) closed on 3 October 2004.
>(2) No comments were received.
>(3) No change of vote was received. The Approval Ratio remains 97.9% [47/1/8].
>(4) The ballot is documented at
>(5) No changes have been made to the draft.
>Also, on 23 September 2004, the IEEE-SA Standards Board approved a
>revised PAR for this project. The draft is in accordance with that
>Given this report, I hope for support from the EC members who have
>not yet cast their ballots.
>Dr. Roger B. Marks  <> +1 303 497 7837
>National Institute of Standards and Technology/Boulder, CO, USA
>Chair, IEEE 802.16 Working Group on Broadband Wireless Access
>        <>
>At 20:28 -0400 2004-09-30, Paul Nikolich wrote:
>>Dear EC members,
>>The email ballot on the below motion to conditionally approve forwarding
>>802.6e to Sponsor Ballot closes 5PMedt 04Oct 2004.
>>The tentative tally for the below motion is
>>08 Approve
>>00 Disapprove
>>07 Did Not Vote
>>00 Abstains
>>Please verify your vote, if I did not record it correctly below, send me a
>>correction note.
>>--Paul Nikolich
>>Vote categories:          DIS    DNV     APP    ABS
>>  -----------------------------------------------
>>  01 Mat Sherman-                        APP
>>  02 Howard Frazier=             DNV
>>  03 Buzz Rigsbee.               DNV
>>  04 Bob O'Hara-                         APP
>>  05 John Hawkins-                       APP
>>  06 Tony Jeffree-                       APP
>>  07 Bob Grow-                           APP
>>  08 Stuart Kerry.                       APP
>>  09 Bob Heile.                  DNV
>>  10 Roger Marks-                        APP
>>  11 Mike Takefman.              DNV
>>  12 Carl Stevenson.             DNV
>>  13 Steve Shellhammer-                  APP
>>  14 Jerry Upton.                DNV
>>  15 Ajay Rajkumar.              DNV
>>                          ---++++---+++++---++++---
>>  TOTALS                  DIS    DNV     APP    ABS
>>                   total: -0-    -07-    -08-   -0-
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: "Paul Nikolich" <paul.nikolich@ATT.NET>
>>>To: <>
>>>Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2004 10:14 AM
>>>Subject: [802SEC] +++EC EMAIL BALLOT+++ENDS 04 Oct+++ LMSC motion: P802.16e
>>>to Sponsor Ballot (conditional)
>>>Dear EC Members,
>>>This is an email ballot on the following motion:
>>>To grant Conditional Approval, under Clause 21, to send P802.16e to
>>>Moved: Roger Marks
>>>Second: Steve Shellhammer
>>>Please see the below email from Roger Marks for all the necessary
>>>It opens NOON edt Thursday 23 Sept and closes 5PM edt Monday 04 October.
>>>--Paul Nikolich
>>>IEEE 802 Chairman
>>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>>From: "Roger B. Marks" <>
>>>>To: <>
>>>>Cc: <>
>>>>Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 2:57 PM
>>>>Subject: LMSC motion: P802.16e to Sponsor Ballot (conditional)
>>>>Dear Paul,
>>>>I would like to make the following LMSC motion: "To grant Conditional
>>>>Approval, under Clause 21, to send P802.16e to Sponsor Ballot."
>>>>Mr. Shellhammer has agreed to second the motion. I request that the
>>>>ballot close by October 3.
>>>>Please note the following points:
>>>>(1) 802.16 Working Group Letter Ballot #14, on sending the
>>>>document to Sponsor Ballot, began on 3 February. Following the
>>>>initial ballot, we have completed three recircs, the last one
>>>>ending on 17 August. The entire ballot is documented here:
>>>>(2) We are currently in a 15-day confirmation ballot (#14d, from
>>>>18 September through 3 October 2004). The announcement is here:
>>>>(3) Ballot resolution efforts have been substantially completed.
>>>>The Approval Ratio is 97.9% [47/1/8] and the Return Ratio is
>>>>(5) Six Disapprove comments remain. These, along with responses,
>>>>are posted here:
>>>> These comments
>>>>are all from the same voter. Five of the six have been previously
>>>>recirculated. All six are included in the current recirc (#14d).
>>>>(5) The draft is posted as P802.16e/D5:
>>>> I'll be
>>>>happy to assist the EC members if the password protection gets in
>>>>the way.
>>>>(6) At its Session #33 Closing Plenary of 2 September, the 802.16 Working
>>>>Group approved a motion (51/0/1) "to initiate Confirmation
>>>>Ballot, and request conditional approval from the IEEE 802 LMSC
>>>>to proceed to Sponsor
>>>>Ballot, closing that ballot before Session #34, if possible". A
>>>>separate motion (41/0/0) authorized the Working Group and Task
>>>>Group chairs to resolve confirmation ballot comments.

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