Draft Minutes of T10 Plenary Meeting #20 - 3/13/97

John Lohmeyer John.Lohmeyer at symbios.com
Thu Mar 20 09:40:19 PST 1997


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At 12:26 AM 3/20/97, Gene Milligan wrote:
>> As the first person to discuss the motion, Gene Milligan moved that the 
>motion to not include >SCAM in the named T10 projects be placed on the
table.  
>The motion to table passed 33:6.
>
> The gist is correct and may be sufficient however I think there should be
two 
>additions for clarity and to confirm the following of rules.
>
> The first item is optional and not to the rules: As the first person to
speak 
>in favor of the motion I gave an example of impediments to SCAM. The example 
>was the popular use of the SCSI ID to avoid excessive power surges in
systems 
>which do not implement the START STOP command.
>
> The second item addresses the rules but may not be retrievable from memory: 
>The motion was absolutely and definitely seconded but the minutes did not 
>capture the seconder of the motion to place the main motion on the table.

I've added the example about power surges and noted that the motion to
table was seconded (my memory fails me as to who seconded this motion).

>>George Penokie moved that SPI be submitted to ISO.  Gene Milligan
seconded the
>>motion.  The motion passed 36:1:0:16=53.  Commenting on the reason for
his no
>>vote, George objected to the work he will have to do.
>
> This was not SPI. It was SIP.

Corrected.

>>Gene Milligan moved that the IR be instructed to submit the SPI patent
letter
>>through the proper channels to ISO/IEC and that the IR also be instructed to
>>supply a replacement patent statement for SPI to ISO/IEC.  John Lohmeyer
>>seconded the motion.  The motion passed 36:0:0:17=53.
>
> Well maybe. But I think it would be clearer if it were the SCAM patent
letter.

I've changed the first 'SPI' to 'SCAM'

>> Gene offered no reason for the lack of notice.  
>
> I was not being coy or secretive. A more even handed report would be that 
>"Gene reported that he did not know why the host, Brazil, had not yet
provided 
>a meeting venue notice.

Corrected.

>>Several other T10 events are also planned:
>
>>Event                Date(s)              Location/contact
>>-------------------- -------------------- --------------------------------
>>SPI-2 Working Group  4/18/97              San Jose, CA / Norm Harris
>
> It was my understanding that this was an Ultra 3 working group. See item
15 >of the SPI-2 working group minutes.

Ultra3 is certainly a major topic of this working group meeting, but the
plenary did authorize this meeting as a SPI-2 working group meeting.  I am
hoping that we will have time to address SPI-2 integration issues and not
consume the whole meeting on Ultra3.

John

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