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Resolve Issue #96: virtio-ccw: relax device requirement for revision-specific command rejection

Should the TC accept changes listed in the description to resolve issue 96, for inclusion in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.2-cs01", 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:
Issue #96: virtio-ccw: relax device requirement for revision-specific command rejection
The device is currently required to reject any command that is not contained in the negotiated revision. Some implementations did not actively check for the revision when processing a command; retroactively changing these implementations can break existing drivers.
Relaxing the rejection requirement to SHOULD makes these existing device implementations compliant, and will not have any effect on drivers that did not send any commands for wrong revisions.

Proposed patch: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/virtio-comment/202102/msg00019.html

The TC accepts the following proposed changes to the specification:

The TC agrees to include the above change(s) in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.2-cs01", and future versions of the


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 [ ]  Yes
 [ ]  No
 [ ]  Abstain
Opening:   Thursday, 18 February 2021 @ 11:15 am EST
Closing:   Thursday, 25 February 2021 @ 11:15 am EST
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 1
Eligible members who have voted: 6 of 8 75%
Eligible members who have abstained: 1 of 8 13%
Eligible members who have not voted: 1 of 8 13%

Voting Details

Voter Company VoteReference Document and/or Comment
Enrico Granata
Google Inc.
Halil Pasic
Matti Moell
OpenSynergy GmbH
Mihai Carabas
Michael S. Tsirkin
Red Hat
Stefan Hajnoczi
Red Hat
Cornelia Huck
Red Hat
Jan Kiszka
Siemens AG