Ballot Details: Resolve Issue #36: virtio ring features: inconsistent naming (CLOSED)

Ballot Question Should the TC accept changes listed in the description to resolve issue 36, for inclusion in specification version(s) "virtio-v1.2-cs01", and future versions of the specification?
Ballot Description Please vote Yes if you agree with all of the following.
If you disagree, please vote No.
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I move that:
The TC agrees to resolve the following specification issue:
Issue #36: virtio ring features: inconsistent naming
Reported-by: Don Wallwork <>

features like VIRTIO_F_EVENT_IDX and
appear in Linux kernel or QEMU code; VIRTIO_RING_F_EVENT_IDX and
are used instead.

Also noticed that there seems to be an inconsistency in the spec in that
used in some places and VIRTIO_F_RING_EVENT_IDX is used in others

Proposed patch:

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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Ballot Options
VOTING CLOSED: Tuesday, 8 June 2021 @ 6:45 am EDT
Yes 7 100
No 0 0
Abstain 0
Open Date Tuesday, 1 June 2021 @ 6:45 am EDT
Close Date Tuesday, 8 June 2021 @ 6:45 am EDT
Ballot Type Official, as defined by organization policies and procedures

Voting Statistics

Number of votes cast (excluding abstentions) 7
Eligible members who have voted 7 of 8 87.5%
Eligible members who have not voted 1 of 8 12.5%

Voting Summary by Option

Options with highest number of votes are bold
Option # Votes % of Total
Yes 7 100%
No 0 0%
Abstain 0

Voting Details

Voter Name Company Vote * Time (UTC) Comments
* Carabas, Mihai Oracle Yes 2021-06-01 20:00:00
* Granata, Enrico Google Inc. Yes 2021-06-02 15:50:00
* Hajnoczi, Stefan Red Hat Yes 2021-06-01 12:16:00
* Huck, Cornelia Red Hat Yes 2021-06-02 14:09:00
* Kiszka, Jan Siemens AG Yes 2021-06-04 11:11:00
* Moell, Matti OpenSynergy GmbH Yes 2021-06-06 11:46:00
* Pasic, Halil IBM Yes 2021-06-05 00:11:00
* Tsirkin, Michael S. Red Hat --