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Defer VIRTIO-167: Confusing "non-Transitional" conformance statement

Should the TC defer issue VIRTIO-167 to after specification version(s) "virtio 1.1 cs01"?

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 defer resolving the following specification issue:
VIRTIO-167: Confusing "non-Transitional" conformance statement
We read in 7.4:

"A non-transitional implementation conforms to this specification if it satisfies all of the MUST or REQUIRED level requirements defined above. "

Is that true? ALL the "MUST" in all previous sections? Probably not. Or maybe it is "below" and not "above". (always explicitly refer to requirements sets by using a sub-section number & name)

I suggest to make "transitional" just a variable (i.e. a parameter) in previous top-level conf clauses. (see TAB conformance guideline [http://docs.oasis-open.org/templates/TCHandbook/ConformanceGuidelines.html, section 5.5) |http://docs.oasis-open.org/templates/TCHandbook/ConformanceGuidelines.html)]E.g. someone claiming conformance as "PCI driver" should always clarify: "transitional PCI driver" or "non-transitional PCI driver"

The TC agrees that the issue will not be resolved for the revision
"virtio-v1.1-cs01" of the specification.

The issue seems minor.
It seems that we should look at reworking this section going forward
so it is not clear making changes to it is justified.

Further the issue is not new and is present in virtio-v1.0-cs04.

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 [ ]  Yes
 [ ]  No
 [ ]  Abstain
Opening:   Thursday, 14 March 2019 @ 05:30 pm EDT
Closing:   Thursday, 21 March 2019 @ 05:30 pm EDT
Group:   OASIS Virtual I/O Device (VIRTIO) TC
Ballot has closed.

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Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 1 20%
No 4 80%
Abstain 1
Eligible members who have voted: 5 of 6 83%
Eligible members who have abstained: 1 of 6 17%
Eligible members who have not voted: 0 of 6 0%

Voting Details

Voter Company VoteReference Document and/or Comment
Halil Pasic
Mihai Carabas
Michael S. Tsirkin
Red Hat
Stefan Hajnoczi
Red Hat
Cornelia Huck
Red Hat
Jan Kiszka
Siemens AG