Results of T10 letter ballot on SPI-3 NWI

John Lohmeyer lohmeyer at
Thu Jul 27 12:00:58 PDT 2000

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Voting Results on T10 Letter Ballot 00-025r0 on
Recommending U.S. Position on SPI-3 NWI Letter Ballot

Organization                      Name                 S Vote Add'l Info
--------------------------------- -------------------- - ---- ----------
Adaptec, Inc.                     Lawrence J. Lamers   P Yes
AMP / Tyco Electronics            charles brill        P Yes
Amphenol Interconnect             Bill Mable           P Yes
Berg Electronics                  Douglas Wagner       P Yes
BREA Technologies, Inc.           Bill Galloway        P Yes
Brocade Communications            Robert Snively       P Yes
CMD Technology                    Edward Haske         P Yes
Compaq Computer Corp.             Robert C Elliott     P Yes
Crossroads Systems, Inc.          Neil Wanamaker       P Yes
Dallas Semiconductor              Charles Tashbook     P Yes
Dell Computer                                            DNV
EMC                               Gary S. Robinson     P Yes
ENDL                              Ralph Weber          P Yes  IV
Exabyte Corp.                     Mike Taylor          P Yes
Fujitsu                                                  DNV
General Dynamics                  Nathan Hastad        P Yes
Genroco, Inc.                     Don Woelz            P Yes
Hewlett Packard Co.               Steve Jerman         P Yes
Hitachi Cable Manchester,Inc      Zane Daggett         P Yes
Honda Connectors                                       P Yes
IBM Corp.                         George Penokie       P Yes
Iomega Corp.                      Tim Bradshaw         P Yes
KnowledgeTek, Inc.                Dennis P Moore       P Yes
LSI Logic Corp.                   John Lohmeyer        P Yes
Madison Cable Corp.               Jie Fan              P Yes
Maxtor Corp.                      Pete McLean          P Yes
Molex Inc.                        Joe Dambach          P Yes
Ophidian Designs                                         DNV
Panasonic Technologies, Inc       Han Zou              P YesC Cmnts
Philips Electronics               Bill McFerrin        P Yes
QLogic Corp.                                             DNV
Quantum Corp.                                            DNV
Seagate Technology                Gene Milligan        P Yes  IV Cmnts
Storage Technology Corp.          Erich Oetting        P Yes
Sun Microsystems, Inc.            Vit Novak            A Yes
Texas Instruments                 Paul Aloisi          P Yes
The JPM Co.                       Bob Gannon           A Yes
Toshiba America Elec. Comp.                              DNV
Woven Electronics                 Doug Piper           P Yes

Ballot totals:
  33 Yes
   0 No
   0 Abstain
   6 Organization(s) did not vote
  39 Total voting organizations
   2 Ballot(s) included comments

This 2/3rds majority ballot passed.
33 Yes is at least a majority of the membership [20] AND
33 Yes is at least 22 (2/3rds of those voting, excluding abstentions [33])

P       Voter indicated he/she is principal member
A       Voter indicated he/she is alternate member
O       Voter indicated he/she is observer member
?       Voter indicated he/she is not member or does not know status
YesC    Yes with comments vote
Abs     Abstain vote
DNV     Organization did not vote
IV      Individual vote (not organizational vote)
Cmnts   Comments were included with ballot
NoCmnts No comments were included with a vote that requires comments
DUP     Duplicate ballot (last ballot received from org. is counted)
PSWD    The password was not correct (vote not counted)
ORG?    Organization is not voting member of T10 (vote not counted)


Comments attached to YesC ballot from Han Zou of
Panasonic Technologies, Inc:

We cannot commit ourselves to an active participation.


Comments attached to Yes ballot from Gene Milligan of
Seagate Technology:

Hopefully George Penokie does not vote no due to thinking I am taking the
editorship away from him. The designation is to ensure that the international
communications flow through the IR to the bonofide editor.

The answer to question 6 is always confusing when the answer to question 5 is
Yes. We have already made the contribution. So do we have another contribution

  within 90 days or did that include the contribution we made in minus days?

Luckily the answer to question 6 has no impact on the outcome of the vote.

None of the above comments should be considered part of the ballot response.
They are really just chit chat for those that may have an interest in the

I think it would be less confusing to leave the voting by T10 to the basic
question and leave the IR to fill out the form. But in this case the IR goofed

and forgot to submit the appropriate (standard) answer to the six questions.

Because of the goof any prior objection to the ballot is declared null and

******************** End of Ballot Report ********************

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