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Request a Special Majority Vote for the advancement of the draft as a Committee Specification

Should the TC accept changes listed in the description as non material, and Request a Special Majority Vote for the advancement of the draft with these changes as a Committee Specification?

Please vote Yes if you agree with the following.
If you disagree, please vote No.

I move that:
The TC accepts the following changes to the specification,
to resolve issues VIRTIO-110 through VIRTIO-113:


r412: https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/virtio/email/archives/201407/msg00017.html
Fix minor typos as reported in ARM's feedback.


r413: http://mid.gmane.org/1406721603-25600-1-git-send-email-mst@redhat.com

legacy: consistently use past tense
Paragraph with general description of feature negotiation
for legacy devices mixed present and past tense.
As rest of legacy sections all use past tense,
fix the only instance of the present tense:
s/do/did/ for consistency.


r414: http://mid.gmane.org/1406721584-25548-1-git-send-email-mst@redhat.com
Grammar fixup: Legacy devices are "they" not "it".

r415: https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/virtio/email/archives/201408/msg00013.html
* Typos and language mistakes in 4.2, 4.2.1, 4.2.2 and
* Extra clarifications for InterruptACK.

r416: https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/virtio/email/archives/201408/msg00014.html
Make it clear that the legacy section is non-normative,
removing all MUSTs.

(not in svn) https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/virtio/email/archives/201408/msg00033.html
* Extra clarifications for QueueReady and ConfigGeneration
* Added alignment requirement section, to formalise
hidden assumptions about register accesses

(not in svn) http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.emulators.virtio.devel/522
Acknowlegde valuable input from Brian Foley.

The above changes are highlighted in the following version of the document:


You can also use the "revision history" chapter to locate the changes more easily.

The TC resolves that the above changes are all Non-Material.

The TC resolves to request a Special Majority Vote for the advancement of the draft, with the above changes, as a Committee Specification.

Location of the specification with the above changes:


This archive includes the editable Tex sources,
specification in PDF and HTML formats, as well as
versions with changes since CSD03 highlighted.

 [ ]  Yes
 [ ]  No
 [ ]  Abstain
Opening:   Wednesday, 13 August 2014 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Closing:   Wednesday, 20 August 2014 @ 11:59 pm EDT
Group:   OASIS Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) TC
Ballot has closed.

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Voting Details

Voting Summary

Options with highest number of votes are bold

Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 6 100%
No 0 0%
Abstain 0
Eligible members who have voted: 6 of 10 60%
Eligible members who have abstained: 0 of 10 0%
Eligible members who have not voted: 4 of 10 40%

Voting Details

Voter Company VoteReference Document and/or Comment
Pawel Moll
ARM Limited
Paul Mundt
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Rusty Russell
Cornelia Huck
Bryan Venteicher
Sasha Levin
Daniel Kiper
James Bottomley
Parallels IP Holdings GmbH
Amit Shah
Red Hat
Michael Tsirkin
Red Hat