Next FC-AL-3 Error SSWG - 10/21/97
jmcgrath at QNTM.COM
Fri Oct 17 17:32:41 PDT 1997
* From the T10 (formerly SCSI) Reflector (t10 at symbios.com), posted by:
* jmcgrath at qntm.com (Jim Mcgrath)
This is a notice that the FC-AL-3 (formerly FCL) Error SSWG will have
its conference call at the usual time next Tuesday, October 21.
The phone number is:
The participant code is 672939
This is an importnat meeting focused on the error recovery protocols
requested by the tape community. IT IS IMPORTNAT FOR TAPE AND FC
PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE.
We have two proposals before us - the "class 3" and "class 2"
proposals. At the last conference call we discussed forwarding
the class 3 proposal to the working group for their consideration.
At the working group come concersn were raised about the class 3
proposal. Hopefully the last week has given people time to address
them - if so, a new draft would be appreciated.
More importnatly, several people from the tape community talked to me
at the meeting and expressed strong support for class 2, and no desire
to forward a class three proposal. We need to get everyone on the
same page on this issue, and so I would like both sides to attend the
Given that the working group also essentially shut down the FCL
effort, replacing it with a FC-AL-3 effort that still needs
definition, the SSWG at this point will be totally focused on this
one issue (which is applicable for any FC-AL based standard) until
the larger project issues are worked out (sometime in December or
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