MMC Minutes X3T10/95-119R0
RKROBERTS at aol.com
RKROBERTS at aol.com
Mon Jan 16 15:34:55 PST 1995
Accredited Standards Committee*
X3, Information Processing Systems
Doc. No. X3T10/95-119R0
Date: January 11, 1995
Ref. Doc.: X3T10/94-057
Reply to: R. Roberts
To: Membership of X3T10
Subject: Minutes of X3T10 MMC Working Group - January 11, 1995
1. OPENNING REMARKS 2
2. ATTENDANCE AND MEMBERSHIP, INTRODUCTIONS 2
3. DOCUMENT DISTRIBUTION 2
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA 2
5. REVIEW OF ACTION ITEMS 2
6. OLD BUSINESS
7. NEW BUSINESS
8. CALL FOR PATENTS 3
9. LIAISON REPORTS 3
10. ACTION ITEMS
11. MEETING SCHEDULE 3
12. ADJOURNMENT 3
1. Openning Remarks
Ron Roberts convened the meeting at 1:00 pm. He thanked Steve Finch of
Silicon Systems for hosting the meeting. He also requested that Larry Lamers
take the minutes and thanked him for accepting the request.
As is customary, the people attending introduced themselves. A copy of the
attendance list was circulated for attendance and corrections.
It was stated that the meeting had been authorized by X3T10 and would be
conducted under the X3 rules. Ad hoc meetings take no final actions, but prep
are recommendations for approval by the X3T10 task group. The voting rules
for the meeting are those of the parent committee, X3T10. For the ad hoc,
other than straw votes, the voing rules are: one vote per participating
The minutes of this meeting will be posted to the X3T10 BBS and the SCSI
Reflector and will be included in the next X3T10 committee mailing.
2. Attendance and Membership, Introductions
Attendance at working group meetings does not count toward minimum attendance
requirements for X3T10 membership. Working group meetings are open to any
person or company to attend and to express their opinion on the subjects
The following people attended the meeting.
NAME ORGANIZATION EMAIL
Lawrence J. Lamers Adaptec, Inc. ljlamers at aol.com
Kevin James AMD
kevin.james at amd.com
Joseph Chen Cirrus Logic chen at cirrus.com
Rob Sims HP
robsims at deepeche.lvld.hp.com
Duncan Penman IIX Consulting
penman at netcom.com
Mike Flora Microsoft
mikefl at microsoft.com
Chris D'Iorid NEC Technologies
cd-iorio at nectech.com
Peter Brown Oak Technology, Inc
brown at oaktech.com
Kazushige Yoshino Sanyo
Ron Roberts Sierra-Pac Technology
rkroberts at aol.com
Devon Worrell Western Digital Corporation worrell at dt.wdc.com
Tom Hanan Western Digital Corporation hanan_t at a1.wdc.com
Dennis P. Moore Zadian Technologies dmoore at netcom.com
3. Document Distribution
1048D Multi-Media Commands revision 2
95-104r0 CD-R Command Set Proposal for MMC
4. Approval of Agenda
The agenda was approved as presented.
5. Review of Action Items
6. Old Business
After much discussion it was concluded that the Multi-Media Command Set
document will contain the commands for a group of technologies, identified by
the working group. Proposals for inclusion, of identified commands, will be
accepted from any individual.
Technology focus: ATAPI, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-PCR, at high priority
Changers, high capacity CD's as secondary effort. These efforts need
proposals or at least some input for understanding the impact of technology
on the current project.
It was agreed that the questions raised in reference to the SONY proposal woul
d be enterred on the reflector and addressed there prior to the meetings on
The reflector will be MMC at dt.wdc.com
7. New Business
The working group decided that a Statement of Work was needed to clarify
the goals of the working group. That statement is as follows:
Accept proposals, from individuals within the industry, for the identified
technologies, to be included within the multi-media command set document(s).
These proposals shall be reviewed and, those items deemed appropriate, be
included within the Multi-Media Command Set document(s). Where conflicts
exist, it is the responsibility of the working group to resolve them within
an agreed upon schedule.
Open items that need be resolved:
A. Schedule for draft standard generation.
B. Review Rev 2.0 of the current document (working draft)
8. Call for Patents
Ron Roberts requested that anyone aware of and patents required for the
proposals, be disclosed early in accordance with the ANSI patent policy.
9. Liaison Reports
10. Action Items
1) Duncan Penman to post list of MMC/ATAPI issues to reflector.
2) Ron Roberts to post minutes to the SCSI & MMC reflector by 1/19/95
3) Ron Roberts to post 2/2/95 agenda to the MMC reflector by 1/20/95
11. Meeting Schedule
February 2, 3(?) 1995 at Santa Clara, CA hosted by Apple Computer.
March 8, 1995 at Newport Beach, CA hosted by Qlogic.
The meeting adjourned at 4:00 PM on January 11, 1995.
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