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Resolve VIRTIO-123: VIRTIO_NET_HDR_F_DATA_VALID missing in spec

Should the TC accept changes listed in the description to resolve issue VIRTIO-123, for inclusion in specification version(s) "virtio 1.0 cs03", and future versions of the specification?

Please vote Yes if you agree with all of the following.
If you disagree, please vote No.
If you don't have an opinion, please vote Abstain.

I move that:
The TC agrees to resolve the following specification issue:
VIRTIO_NET_HDR_F_DATA_VALID is not documented.
May need to document it in the spec, non GRO traffic could benefit from this

The TC accepts the following proposed changes to the specification:

[PATCH v2] network device: xmit/receive cleanup

Fix up multiple issues in xmit/receive sections:
- drop MAY/MUST/SHOULD outside normative statements
- spell out conformance requirements for both drivers and
devices, for xmit and receive paths
- document the missing VIRTIO_NET_HDR_F_DATA_VALID
- document handling of unrecognized flag bits so we can extend
flags in the future, similar to VIRTIO_NET_HDR_F_DATA_VALID


The TC agrees to include the above change(s) in specification version(s) "virtio 1.0 cs03", and future versions of the


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 [ ]  Yes
 [ ]  No
 [ ]  Abstain
Opening:   Monday, 11 May 2015 @ 01:00 am EDT
Closing:   Monday, 18 May 2015 @ 01:00 am EDT
Group:   OASIS Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) TC
Ballot has closed.

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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 8 75%
Eligible members who have abstained: 0 of 8 0%
Eligible members who have not voted: 2 of 8 25%

Voting Details

Voter Company VoteReference Document and/or Comment
Pawel Moll
ARM Limited
Rusty Russell
Cornelia Huck
Bryan Venteicher
Daniel Kiper
James Bottomley
Parallels IP Holdings GmbH
Amit Shah
Red Hat
Michael Tsirkin
Red Hat