Ballot Details: Defer VIRTIO-169: device and driver in-memory structure layouts - label and number (CLOSED)

Ballot Question Should the TC defer addressing the issue VIRTIO-169, for specification version(s) "virtio-v1.1-cs01"?
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I move that:
The TC agrees to defer resolving the following specification issue:
VIRTIO-169: device and driver in-memory structure layouts - label and number
While I appreciate that the use of C struct syntax is illustrative only, the in-memory structures it documents are normative.

And in a number of cases, those in-memory structures occur in the same numbered section, making reference to any specified in-memory structure uncertain.

Labeling and numbering the in-memory structures (to say nothing of adding anchors for remote pointing), would greatly improve the usefulness of this document.


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

I can't see a way to label them without messing up formatting. That's not too
bad I think, since they're explicitly inline with surrounding text.

the issue is not new - it appears in virtio-v1.0-cs04 too.
And a similar issue was raised wrt tables:


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Ballot Options
VOTING CLOSED: Friday, 15 March 2019 @ 12:15 am EDT
Yes 5 100
No 0 0
Abstain 0
Open Date Friday, 8 March 2019 @ 12:15 am EST
Close Date Friday, 15 March 2019 @ 12:15 am EDT
Ballot Type Official, as defined by organization policies and procedures

Voting Statistics

Number of votes cast (excluding abstentions) 5
Eligible members who have voted 5 of 6 83.333%
Eligible members who have not voted 1 of 6 16.667%

Voting Summary by Option

Options with highest number of votes are bold
Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 5 100%
No 0 0%
Abstain 0

Voting Details

Voter Name Company Vote * Time (UTC) Comments
* Carabas, Mihai Oracle Yes 2019-03-08 08:24:00
* Hajnoczi, Stefan Red Hat Yes 2019-03-08 10:15:00
* Huck, Cornelia Red Hat Yes 2019-03-08 10:41:00
* Pasic, Halil IBM Yes 2019-03-12 12:16:00
* Tsirkin, Michael S. Red Hat Yes 2019-03-08 05:47:00
* Kiszka, Jan Siemens AG --