Re: Working Group Status

Andrew Bierman <abierman@synoptics.com> Tue, 06 July 1993 21:31 UTC

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From: Andrew Bierman <abierman@synoptics.com>
To: chassismib@cs.utk.edu, rlstewart@eng.xyplex.com
Subject: Re: Working Group Status

> July 5 was our deadline to have a document ready for recommendation as a
> Proposed Standard.  The volume of discussion on the list lately has improved,
> but I must apologize that I have not had time to follow it either to moderate
> or contribute, and as such I have little idea as to where the document stands.
> Yes, that means I've not been a good chair.  Real Life intruded.  Anyway...
> 
> *** Call for Consensus ***
> 
> Assuming that we have a relatively up-to-date draft, I propose that we drop it
> in the laps of the Network Management Area Director and his Directorate.  They
> may a) pass it on as a Proposed Standard, b) extend our charter, pick a chair
> that will actually help, and ask that it be improved in specific ways, c)
> terminate the working group, or d) do something else they think of.
> 
> Noting that we have little other choice, do I hear strong objections or
> alternatives?  Also please note that I will not be able to even look at
> replies until Friday (Real Life).  At least this provides an organized topic
> for yelling, and some of the Directorate people are surely listening.
> 
> *** No-Meeting Announcement ***
> 
> We are on the agenda for Amsterdam.  This was a bit unusual, as our schedule
> defines us as done by then.  Due to the aforementioned intrusion of Real Life,
> I will not be in Amsterdam.  There will be no Chassis MIB meeting there.  I
> apologize for this late notice.  See previous excuses.
> 
> 	Bob
> 
this is most unfortunate...
I feel that the MIB was pretty close, and that there was a good
chance of reaching consensus at the amsterdam meeting...it seems
an almost done deal that the WG will be disbanded...

is the meeting definately cancelled...because I have to change
my travel plans and I won't be able to change them twice
(if a meeting is added back to the schedule)

--andy;