PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Final call on Printer MIB changes

PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Final call on Printer MIB changes

Re: PMP> Final call on Printer MIB changes

Ron Bergman (rbergma@dpc.com)
Mon, 19 Jul 1999 18:14:19 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Lloyd,

I agree with Jay that NEGATIVE votes should be the norm. I understand
that this situation with the Printer MIB is not normal, but this should
not change the approval procedure.

Ron Bergman
Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions

On Tue, 6 Jul 1999, Jay Martin wrote:

> Lloyd,
>
> With all due respect, you are suggesting a process exactly OPPOSITE
> of what I described in my recent messages. You are proposing that
> people send you POSITIVE votes, rather than NEGATIVE votes (ie,
> comments in opposition to the given proposal).
>
> This process has NOT worked (nay, NEVER WORKED) in the past.
> We would be fools to ignore our multi-year history and think
> (for whatever reason( it will work now.
>
> All:
>
> I believe the entire PWG should consider how such critical
> processes such as "Last Call" (or whatever you call it) are
> performed.
>
> No matter whether "positive" or "negative" voting is used,
> all such comments should be PUBLIC and not private to the
> chairperson, IMHO. Does others agree or disagree with this
> statement?
>
> Would others on the DL please state their views on which kind
> of voting process you think would be suitable for the PWG?
>
> ...jay
>