PASC Status (including POSIX)

PASC SEC SD11
ISO/IEC JTC1/SC22/WG15 US TAG SD11
ISO/IEC JTC1/SC22/WG15 SD11

03 Dec 1997


This report is updated frequently and the latest version can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.pasc.org/standing/sd11.html. Please send any suggestions or corrections to the author:
Jay Ashford (ashford@austin.ibm.com).


Contents

This document contains several sections as follows:

  • 1.0: Report of PASC SEC Vice-Chair of Balloting
  • 1.1: IEEE Balloting Contacts
  • 1.2: Current Balloting Group Status
  • 1.3: Ballot Group Formation
  • 1.4: Coordination Requirements for Working Group Chairs
  • 1.5: Passing Ballot
  • 1.6: Conclusion
  • 2.0: Miscellaneous Information
  • 2.1: How to Obtain POSIX Drafts and Standards
  • 2.2: PASC Information Sources on the Internet
  • 3.0: POSIX Projects
  • 4.0: Summary of Balloting Activity
  • 5.0: Projected Order of POSIX Document Amendment
  • 6.0: POSIX Coordination Verification
  • Appendix A: Historical Cross-Reference: Old POSIX Project Numbers to New
  • Appendix B: ISO Document Cross-Reference
  • Appendix C: PASC - ISO/IEC JTC1/SC22/WG15 Document Synchronization Phases
  • Appendix D: The Mechanics of Balloting

  • 1.0: Report of the PASC SEC Vice-Chair of Balloting

    This report provides information related to balloting of POSIX projects and is provided as part of my role as PASC Vice-Chair of Balloting.

    1.1: IEEE Balloting Contacts

    There are several IEEE staff members involved with PASC. This information and more can be found on the web at http://standards.ieee.org/people/staff.html. Some of the ones you may be interested in include the following:

    Carol Buonfiglio
    Standards Board Support, Balloting Activities; +1-732-562-3834, c.buonfiglio@ieee.org (fax:+1-732-562-1571)
    Theresa deCourcelle
    Manager, Standards Board Support; +1-732-562-3807, t.decourcelle@ieee.org
    Susan Tatiner
    Manager, Electronic Publishing; +1-732-562-3830, s.tatiner@ieee.org
    Lisa Young
    Project Editor; +1-732-562-3835, l.young@ieee.org
    Denise Pribula
    Staff Liaison to the Computer Society; +1-732-562-3809, d.pribula@ieee.org
    Sue Vogel
    Project Leader; +1-732-562-????, s.vogel@ieee.org

    1.2: Current Balloting Group Status

    The status of PASC balloting can be seen in the sections entitled POSIX Projects and Status and in Summary of Balloting Activity.

    1.3: Ballot Group Formation

    When I last checked (mid-July 1996), the IEEE does not charge a fee for joining any ballot group. PASC, however, requests 25 dollars to defray the cost of international standards participation (fees levied by JTC1). This 25 dollar fee is deducted from the mailing accounts of those who are active PASC subscribers, and the mailing organization (IDI) attempts to collect the fee from others.

    If you need to form a balloting group, please contact Carol Buonfiglio. The contact info for Carol is shown in IEEE Balloting Contacts.

    Please note: If there are balloting dependencies on other document(s), the instructions on how to obtain them must be provided by the ballot coordinator to the IEEE office.

    In addition, the PASC SEC (at the July 1996 meeting in Nashua) instructs those that form Ballot Groups to cause the IEEE Standards Department to create an additional category of balloter, namely that of observer. Observers are to have essentially the same privileges and characteristics of those who join the ballot group yet are not eligible to vote due to lack of IEEE or Computer Society membership.

    1.4: Coordination Requirements for Working Group Chairs

    As a result of the PASC SEC decision to conduct ballots using the IEEE first-in-first-out (FIFO) queue, as opposed to pre-arranged ballot slots, the chairs of PASC working groups now must coordinate activities within their own groups (and between other working groups as needed) to sequence balloting so that the PASC balloters are generally not over-worked by excessive ballots. While this represents additional work for the chairs, the alternative (long waits to get a ballot slot - currently around 9 months) is even less attractive.

    If working group chairs fail to properly coordinate their ballots and a significant portion of the balloters feel over-worked, the process will be forced back to a centrally controlled model.

    In addition to this coordination, the PASC SEC resolution of 19 Oct 1995 (authorizing the use of the FIFO queue) instructs working group chairs to notify the PASC SEC Vice-Chair of Balloting when the group sends a draft to the IEEE to initiate a ballot. Chairs have also wondered about arranging CD Registration and CD Ballot. These activities will occur automatically when the Vice-Chair of Balloting is notified by e-mail of, respectively, of the start of first ballot and of the expectation of passage on a ballot being initiated.

    1.5: Passing Ballot

    The following are the conditions (as I understand them) required to pass ballot:

    1. At least 75% of the eligible balloters return ballots.
      Eligible voters are those who are members of the IEEE or of the Computer Society.
    2. Less than 30% of the eligible balloters returning ballots abstain.
    3. Of the eligible balloters who return ballots and vote either YES or NO, at least 75% vote YES.
      Note that abstentions do not count as part of the approval percentage.

    1.6: Conclusion

    As a result of PASC SEC action at the October 1995 meeting, PASC ballots no longer require pre-allocated ballot slots. This has resulted in a substantial decrease in balloting delays. There may be an increased risk of overloading some balloters due to possible overlaps in balloting. The PASC Working Group Chairs now are required to sequence their own projects in ballot so that they do not overlap with others in their own group, with some additional coordination required between Working Groups for some ballots. While this requires more of the working group chairs, I believe that the results are far more timely than the prior process.

    Jay Ashford

    IBM Corp
    11400 Burnet Road
    Austin, Texas 78758
    USA

    Tel: +1-512-838-3402
    Fax: +1-512-838-0735
    E-mail: ashford@austin.ibm.com


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    2.0: Miscellaneous Information

    2.1: How to Obtain POSIX Drafts and Standards [26 Jul 1995]

    Many have expressed a desire to obtain electronic copies of standards or drafts. Currently, IEEE policy prohibits making such copies freely available.

    Both POSIX drafts and completed POSIX standards can be obtained from the either the IEEE Standards Department or from the IEEE Computer Society. The prices for these can vary depending upon the item being ordered, from which of the two organizations you order, and your membership status in that organization.

    IEEE Publications
    Tel: +1-732-981-1393 (1-800-678-IEEE)
    Fax: +1-732-981-9667

    IEEE Computer Society Publications
    10662 Los Vaqueros Circle
    PO Box 3014
    Los Alamitos, CA 90720-1264
    USA
    Tel: +1-714-821-8380
    Fax: +1-714-821-4010

    2.2: PASC Information Sources on the Internet [16 Sep 1997]

    The following World-Wide Web sites can provide useful information regarding PASC. The IEEE Standards Department web pages include such information as PAR request forms, Operations Manual, and By-Laws.


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    3.0: POSIX Projects and Status [03 Dec 1997]

    PASC Project Number
    PASC Project Name
    ISO Document Number
    SC22 Project Number
    Ballot Type Date Draft
    1003.0
    Guide to POSIX OSE
    TR14252
    sc22: 22.38
    Mock
    WG15 R&C
    1st Ballot
    Recirc
    SC22 R&C
    2nd Recirc
    IEEE Approved
    ISO Approved (TR)
    Nov '91
    1Q92
    Aug '92
    Sep '93
    Oct '93
    Nov '94
    May '95
    Nov '95
    D13
    D13
    D15
    D16
    D16
    D17
    D18
    D18
    1003.1
    System Interface
    9945-1
    sc22: 22.21.04.01
    IEEE Approved
    IS Approved
    IEEE Reaffirmed
    '88
    '90
    Oct '95


    Std
    1003.1a
    System Interface Extensions
    9945-1
    sc22: 22.39
    1st Ballot/SC22 R&C
    1st Recirc
    SC22 & WG15 R&C
    PDAM Reg
    2nd Recirc
    Mar '94
    Feb '95
    May '95
    Dec '96
    Dec '96
    D11
    D12
    D12

    D13
    1003.1b
    Realtime Extensions
    9945-1
    sc22: 22.21.01.02.01
    IEEE Approved
    DIS
    IS
    Sep '93
    D14
    1003.1c
    Threads
    9945-1
    sc22: 22.21.01.02.02
    1st Recirc
    2nd Recirc
    3rd Recirc
    4th Recirc
    5th Recirc
    6th Recirc
    DAM Reg & Ballot
    IEEE Approved
    DIS
    ISO Approved (IS)
    1Q92
    Apr '92
    May '93
    Nov '93
    Jun '94
    Oct '94
    Nov '94
    Jun '95
    D5
    D6
    D7
    D8
    D9
    D10
    D10
    D10
    1003.1d
    Additional Realtime Extensions
    9945-1
    sc22: 22.40
    WG15 R&C
    1st Ballot
    SC22 R&C
    PDAM Reg authorized
    PDAM Reg Ballot open
    Recirc
    PDAM Reg Ballot approved
    4Q92
    Nov '93
    Apr '96
    Jul '96
    Feb '97
    Mar '97
    May '97
    D?
    D8
    D8
    D8
    D8
    D10.0

    1003.1e
    Security
    9945-1
    sc22: 22.42
    1st Ballot/SC22 R&C

    Reform Bal Grp
    Reballot
    Reballot
    PDAM Reg & Ballot
    Recirc
    Oct '91
    Dec '92
    Oct '93
    May '94
    Jan '96
    May '96
    Jun '97
    D12
    D13

    D14
    D15
    D15
    D16
    1003.1f
    Transparent File Access
    9945-1
    sc22: 22.21.01.03.01
    Mock
    WG15 R&C
    1st Ballot
    SC22 R&C
    PDAM Reg
    PDAM Reg ballot close
    PAR Withdrawn
    3Q91
    Jan '92
    May '92
    Nov '95
    Jul '96
    02Dec96
    Apr '97
    D4
    D5
    D6
    D8.1
    D8.1


    1003.1g
    Protocol Independent Interfaces
    9945-1
    sc22: 22.21.01.03.03
    Mock
    1st Ballot/WG15 R&C
    1st Recirc
    2nd Recirc
    3rd Recirc
    4th Recirc
    5th Recirc
    6th Recirc
    SC & WG15 R&C
    7th Recirc
    PDAM Reg & Ballot aprvd
    8th Recirc
    WG15 (resolve PDAM Ballot)
    9th Recirc
    Jun '93
    Oct '93
    Apr '94
    Sep '94
    Feb '95
    Jun '95
    Sep '95
    Dec '95
    Oct '95
    Jun '96
    Dec '96
    Sep '96
    Oct '96
    Apr '97
    D3
    D4
    D4.1
    D5
    D6
    D6.1
    D6.2
    D6.3
    D6.2?
    D6.4
    D6.4
    D6.5
    D6.5
    D6.6
    1003.1h
    Fault Tolerance
    9945-1
    sc22: [none]
    1st Ballot
     
     
    1003.1i
    Fixes to 1003.1b
    9945-1
    sc22: Technical Corrigendum 1 for 9945-1
    1st Ballot
    Recirc
    WG15 Approval
    IEEE Approved
    SC22 Defect Rept
    SC22 Approval
    Nov '94
    Feb '95
    May '95
    Jun '95
    Jul '95
    Nov '95
    D1
    D2
    D2

    D2
    1003.1j
    Advanced Realtime Extensions
    9945-1
    sc22: 22.21.04.01.01
    1st Ballot
    SC22 & WG15 R&C
    PDAM Reg
    PDAM Reg approved
    Mar '96
    Jul '96
    Oct '96
    Mar '97
    D5
    D5
    D5
    D5
    1003.1k
    Removable Media API
    9945-1
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Approved
    PAR Withdrawn
    Apr '95
    Apr '97
     
     
    1003.1L
    (this letter not used)
     
     
    1003.1m
    Checkpoint/Restart
    9945-1
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Approved
    Jul '95
     
    1003.1n
    Fixes to 1003.1/1b/.1i/.1c
    9945-1
    sc22: Technical Corrigendum 2 for 9945-1
    PAR Approved
    Jul '95
     
    1003.1o
    (this letter not used)
     
     
    1003.1p
    Resource Limits
    9945-1
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Approved
    Jul '95
     
    1003.1q
    Trace
    9945-1
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Approved
    Jul '96
     
    1003.1r
    1003.1g Alignment w/ Single Unix Spec
    9945-1
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Approved
    Withdrawn
    Jan '97
    Jul '97
     

    1003.2 & 2a
    Shell & Tools, User Portability Extensions
    9945-2
    sc22: 22.21.02.01 &
    sc22: 22.21.02.02
    IEEE Approved
    IS Approved
    Sep '92
    Sep '93
     
    1003.2b
    Additional Utilities
    9945-2
    sc22: 22.41
    WG15 R&C
    1st Ballot
    1st Recirc
    PDAM Ballot & Registration
    Oct '92
    Jul '94
    Jun '95
    Jul '95
    D4
    D10
    D11
    D11
    1003.2c
    Security
    9945-2
    sc22: 22.43
    (see 1003.1e) Security
     
     
    1003.2d
    Batch
    9945-2
    sc22: 22.21.02.03
    PDAM Reg & Ballot
    IEEE Approved
    DAM Ballot
    Nov '94
    Dec '94
    Jul '96?
    D12.2
    D13
     
    1003.2e
    Removable Media Utilities
    9945-2
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Approved
    PAR Withdrawn
    Apr '95
    Apr '97
     
     
    1003.3
    Test Methods
    TR13210
    sc22: 22.37
    IEEE Approved
    JTC1 Fast Track
    Mar '91
    3Q94?
     
    1003.5
    Ada binding to 1003.1
    14519
    sc22: 22.21.04.02
    IEEE Approved
    ISO Fast Track
    Reaffirm ballot
    Recirc Reaffirm ballot
    Jun '92
    3Q93?
    Jul '97
    Oct '97
     

    Std
    Std
    1003.5a
    Ada Update
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    1stBallot/SC22 R&C
    Par Withdrawn
    2Q95?
    Apr '96
    D?
    1003.5b
    Ada Realtime
    14519
    sc22: [none]
    Mock
    1st Ballot
    1st Recirc
    2nd Recirc
    WG15 & SC22 R&C
    3rd Recirc
    4th Recirc
    IEEE Approved
    ISO Fast Track
    Reaffirm ballot
    Recirc Reaffirm ballot
    Dec '92
    Aug '93
    Sep '94
    Mar '95
    Mar '95
    Jun '95
    Feb '96
    Jun '96
    2Q97?
    Jul '97
    Oct '97
    D1.2
    D2
    D3
    D4
    D6
    D6
    D6


    Std
    Std
    1003.5c
    Ada Bindings to 1003.1g
    14519
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Approved
    Mock Ballot
    First Ballot
    Reballot
    Oct '94
    Jul '96
    Mar '97
    Oct '97
     
    D1.1
    D2
    D3
    1003.5d
    ADA PII - Sockets
    14519
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Withdrawn
    Apr '96
     
    1003.5f
    ADA binding to 1003.21
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Approved
    Jan '97
     
    1003.9
    Fortran binding to 1003.1
    sc22: 22.21.04.03
    IEEE Approved
    Reaffirm ballot
    Jun '92
    Aug '97
     
    Std
    1003.10
    Supercomputing AEP
    [none]
    sc22: 22.15287
    1st Ballot/SC22 R&C
    1st Recirc
    2nd Recirc
    IEEE Approved
    SC22 & WG15 R&C
    Nov '92
    Jul '94
    Jan '95
    Jun '95
    Oct '96
    D11
    D12
    D13
    D13
    Std
    1003.11
    Trans Proc AEP
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Withdrawn
    Jun '93
     
    1003.13
    Realtime AEP
    [none]
    sc2: 22.15287
    1st Ballot
    WG15 R&C
    Reballot
    1st Recirc
    SC22 & WG15 R&C
    2nd Recirc
    May '92
    2Q94?
    Jun '94
    Sep '95

    May '97
    D5
    D?
    D6
    D7
    D7
    D8
    1003.14
    Multi Processing AEP
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    Mock/WG15 R&C
    1st Ballot/SC22 Inf
    WG15 R&C
    SC22 R&C
    3Q92
    Apr '95
    ?
    Jul '96
    D5
    D10
    D10
    1003.16
    LIS binding to 1003.1
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Withdrawn
    Sept '93
     
    1003.17
    Directory/NS includes:
    1224.2, 1326.2
    1327.2, 1328.2
    IEEE Approved
    ISO Fast Track
    Mar '93
    2Q93
     

    1003.18
    POSIX Profile
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    Mock
    2nd Mock
    1st Ballot
    WG15 Info
    1st Recirc
    2nd Recirc
    SC22 & WG15 R&C auth by TAG
    SC22 R&C (doc sent)
    3rd Recirc
    Oct '91
    May '92
    Jan '94
    Mar '95
    Sep '94
    Apr '95
    Jul '96
    Jul '96
    Oct '96
    D5
    D10
    D11
    D11
    D12
    D13
    D13
    D13
    D13c
    1003.19
    Fortran90 binding to 1003.1
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Withdrawn
    Sep '93
     
    1003.21
    Realtime Distrib Sys Comm (LIS)
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    First Ballot
    Oct '96
    V1.0
    1003.22
    Security Framework Guide
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    1st Ballot
    1st Recirc
    Oct '94
    Oct/Nov '95
    D5
    D6
    1003.23
    Guide for Developing
    User Organization OSE Profiles

    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Approved
    Mock Ballot
    Mock Ballot
    First Ballot
    Dec '95
    Dec '96
    Feb '97
    Sep '97
     
    D0.6
    D0.7
    D0.8
    1003.24
    ADA binding: X Window Modular Toolkit
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Approved
    Apr '96
     
    1003.25
    Guide to Developing National
    Locales and Profiles

    TR14766
    sc22: 14766
     
     
     
    1201.1
    User Interfaces
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
     
     
     
    1201.2
    User Interface Drivability
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    1st Ballot/SC22 R&C
    Recirc
    3Q92
    Apr '94
    D1
    D2
    1224
    ASN.1 Object Mgmt
    includes:
    1224, 1326, 1327, 1328
    IEEE Approved
    ISO Fast Track
    3/93
    2Q93
     
    1224.1
    X.400 API
    includes:
    1224.1, 1326.1,
    1327.1, 1328.1
    IEEE Approved
    ISO Fast Track
    3/93
    2Q93
     
    1224.2
    X.500 API
    includes:
    1224.2, 1326.2,
    1327.2, 1328.2
    IEEE Approved
    ISO Fast Track
    3/93
    2Q93
     
    1237
    RPC
    [none]
    sc22: 22.21.01.03.02
    (moved to X3)
     
     
    1238
    ACSE & Pres. Layer
    includes 1351, 1353
    (see 1351, 1353)
     
     
    1238.1
    FTAM Interface
    IEEE Approved
    ISO Fast Track
    12/94
    ?
     
    1295
    Motif
    IEEE Approved
    '95?
     
    1351
    OSI APIs (LI):
    ACSE & Pres. Layer

    IEEE Approved
    ISO Fast Track
    9/94
    ?
     
    1353
    OSI APIs (C):
    ACSE & Pres. Layer)
    IEEE Approved
    ISO Fast Track
    9/94
    ?
     
    1372
    LIS version of 1003.1
    9945-0
    sc22: 22.21.01.01
    Mock Ballot
    WG15 R&C
    1st Ballot
    SC22 R&C
    Withdrawn
    Fall '91?
    1Q92?
    July '92?
    4Q92?
    Jul '97


    D3
    D3

    1387.1
    System Admin Overview
    15068-1
    sc22: 22.21.03.01
    Withdrawn
    Jul '97

    1387.2
    Software Admin
    15068-2
    sc22: 22.21.03.04
    WG15 R&C S&F=
    Mock
    WG15 R&C
    1st Ballot/SC22 R&C
    1st Recirc
    2nd Recirc
    IEEE Approved
    CD Reg & Ballot
    ISO DIS
    ISO IS
    May '92
    Mar '93
    3Q93
    May '94
    Jan '95
    Apr '95
    Jun '95
    Jul '95
    Nov '95
    Mar '97

    D8

    D13
    D14
    D14a
    D14a
    D14a
    Std
    1387.3
    User & Group Account Admin
    15068-3
    sc22: 22.21.03.05
    WG15 R&C S&F=
    Mock Ballot
    WG15 R&C
    1st Ballot/SC22 R&C
    1st Recirc
    CD Reg & Ballot
    2nd Recirc
    ISO DIS
    IEEE Approved
    2Q94
    2Q94

    Dec '94
    Sep '95
    Sep '95
    Nov '95
    Feb '96
    Dec '96



    D6
    D7
    D7
    D8
    D8
    1387.4
    Print Admin
    15068-4
    sc22: 22.21.03.03
    Mock
    WG15 R&C S&F=
    1st Ballot
    SC22 & WG15 R&C
    1st Recirc
    CD Reg
    CD Reg ballot close
    2Q92
    May '92
    Jun '93
    Mar '95
    Nov '94
    Jul '96
    02Dec96
    D5

    D7
    D8
    D8
    D8

    2000.1
    Year 2000: Terms/Defs
    (none)
    sc22: (none)
    PAR Approved
    Jul '97

    2003
    Test Methodology
    TR13210
    sc22: 22.37
    1st Ballot
    WG15/SC22 R&C
    1st Recirc
    2nd Recirc
    CD Reg
    3rd Recirc
    FCD ballot opens
    Oct '94
    Jul '95
    Jul '95
    Apr '96
    Jul '96
    Sep '96
    Jul '97
    D5
    D5
    D6
    D7
    D7
    D8
    D8
    2003.1
    Test Methods for 1003.1
    14515-1
    sc22: 14515-1.01
    IEEE Approved
    CD Reg & Ballot
    12/92
    Dec '94
     
     
    2003.1b
    Test Methods for 1003.1b
    14515-1
    sc22: 14515-1.02
    1st Ballot
    WG15/SC22 R&C
    1st Recirc
    PDAM Registration
    Mar '95
    Jun '96
    Aug '96
    Jul '96
    D4
    D4
    D5
    D5
    2003.2
    Test Methods for 1003.2
    14515-2
    sc22: 14515-2
    1st Ballot/SC22 R&C
    Recirc
    2nd Recirc
    SC22 & WG15 R&C
    3rd Recirc
    CD Reg & Ballot
    IEEE Approved
    ISO DIS
    4Q92
    Mar '94
    Apr '95
    Jul '95
    Mar '96
    Mar '96
    Jun '96
    Aug '96
    D8
    D9
    D10
    D10
    D11
    D11
    D11
    D11
    2003.5
    Test Methods for 1003.5 (Ada)
    [none]
    sc22: [none]
    PAR Withdrawn
    Apr '96
     

    Legend

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    According to the PASC Synchronization Plan, the Mock Ballot of a draft will indicate the draft is ready to be sent to ISO SC22/WG15 for Review and Comment, and the first ballot will indicate the draft is ready to be sent to ISO SC22 for Review and Comment.
    =
    WG15 R&C S&F indicates review and comment by WG15 of the scope and functionality.
    AM
    Amendment
    CD
    Committee Draft
    DAM
    Draft Amendment
    DIS
    Draft International Standard
    Inf
    For Information
    IS
    International Standard
    PAR
    Project Authorization Request
    PDAM
    Proposed Draft Amendment
    R&C
    For Review and Comment
    S&F
    For Scope and Functionality


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    4.0: Summary of Balloting Activity

    4.1: Summary of Balloting Activity - By Project [03 Dec 1997]

    Project Draft Type at IEEE Ballot Open Ballot Close Num Elg R% A% Y% IEEE Apprv Ballot Coord
    1003.0 18 Rc     16Dec94 86 81 93 15 85 Jun95 Lewis
    1003.1 std Ra 05Sep95 07Sep95 22Oct95 97 87 83 1 100 1988 Stoughton
    1003.1a 13 Rc 12Nov96 22Nov96 06Jan97 132 125 84 13 52   Stoughton
    1003.1b   Rc                 Sep93  
    1003.1c 10 Rc 22Sep94 20Oct94 31Oct94 227 203 91 25 88 Jun95 Corwin
    1003.1d 10.0 Rc 03Mar97 06Mar97 21Apr97 124 118 82 16 45   Oblinger
    1003.1e 16 Rc 11Jun97 26Jun97 15Jul97 82 76 80 23 65   Parker
    1003.1g 6.6 Rc 04Apr97 23Apr97 14May97 99 89 91 16 75   Case
    1003.1h   1B                    
    1003.1i 2.0 Rc 13Jan95 03Feb95 23Feb95 38 37 86 3 90 Jun95 Corwin
    1003.1j 5 1B 06Feb96 13Feb96 29May96   75 76 17 38   Gwinn
    1003.1m   1B                    
    1003.1n   1B                    
    1003.1p   1B                    
    1003.1q   1B                    
    1003.2b 11 Rc 15May95 23May95 06Jul95 45 45 91 24 77   Cragun
    1003.2c 16 Rc 11Jun97 26Jun97 15Jul97 82 76 80 23 65   Parker
    1003.5/.5b std Rc 22Sep97 27Sep97 14Oct97 ?? 19 89 0 94   Baker
    1003.5b 6   13Feb96 13Feb96 05Mar96 40 39 97 18 83 Jun96 Lonjers
    1003.5c 2 1B 20Feb97 27Feb97 14Apr97   27 66 44 30   Harowicz
    1003.5c 3 Rb 24Sep97 26Sep97 30Nov97   21p 85 5 41   Harowicz
    1003.9 std Ra 04Aug97 04Aug97 17Sep97 ?? 10 80 0 100   Baker
    1003.10 13 Rc     03Feb95 52 49 77 13 96 Jun95 Aaronson
    1003.13 8   15Apr97 24Apr97 09Jun97 69 67 85 10 86   Oblinger
    1003.14 10 1B 03Mar95 03Apr95 26May95 34 33 75 16 47   Berge
    1003.18 13c Rc 13Sep96 27Sep96 11Nov96 82 76 81 14 67   Berge
    1003.21 V1.0 1B 26Sep96 02Oct96 15Nov96 ?? 41 82 20 48   Meyers
    1003.22 6 Rc 28Nov95 30Nov95 19Dec95 54 50 84 33 82   Rogers
    1003.23 0.8 1B 25Jun97 27Jun97 19Sep97 28 27 77 14 72   Swearingen
    1201.2 2   08Mar94 08Apr94 16Jun94 107 88 80 9 60   Kurys
    1387.2 14a Rc 21Feb95 23Mar95 11Apr95 50 42 81 20 92 Jun95 Ashford
    1387.3 8 Rc 01Nov95 06Nov95 27Nov95 39 38 84 6 86 Dec96 Imershein
    1387.4 8 Rc 31Oct94 30Nov94 09Dec94 80 78 87 10 60   Fullman
    2003 8 Rc 10Sep96 12Sep96 19Nov96 27 27 81 22 76   Hedquist
    2003.1b 5 Rc 17Jul96 25Jul96 09Sep96 23 20 80 31 45   Davies
    2003.2 11 Rc 20Feb96 11Mar96 01Apr96 53 51 88 24 82 Jun96 Johnson

    Legend

    IEEE Balloting: Num     total number in ballot group
                    Elg     number of eligible voter
                    R%      percentage of ballots returned [reqd: at least  75%]
                    A%      percentage of abstentions      [reqd: less than 30%]
                    Y%      percentage of positive votes   [reqd: at least  75%]
    
    Ballot Type:    1B      first ballot
                    Ra      reaffirmation
                    Rb      reballot
                    Rc      recirculation
    


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    5.0: Projected Order of POSIX Document Amendment

    5.1: Projected order of Amendments to 1003.1 [18 Apr 1997]

    1. 1003.1b - Realtime [done]
    2. 1003.1i - Realtime: Technical Corrections [done]
    3. 1003.1c - Threads [done]
    4. 1003.1a - System Interface Extensions
      1003.1g - Protocol Independent Interfaces
    5. 1003.1n - Fixes to .1b/.1i/.1c
    6. 1003.1d - Real time extensions
    7. 1003.1j - Advanced real time extensions
    8. 1003.1h - Fault Tolerance
    9. 1003.1p - Resource Limits
    10. 1003.1m - Checkpoint/Restart
    11. 1003.1e - Security
    12. 1003.1q - Trace

    5.2: Projected Order of Amendments to 1003.2 [23 Apr 1996]

    1. 1003.2d - Batch [done]
    2. 1003.2b - Additional Utilities
    3. 1003.2c - Security


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    6.0: POSIX Coordination Verification [09 Oct 1997]

    Project Number Draft Date Due Date Submitted
    1003.1a D11 11Apr94
    06Jan97
    12Apr94
    02Dec96
    1003.1e/.2c D14
    D15 D16
    18May94
    18Feb96
    15Jul97
    19May94
    02Jan96
    02Jul97
    1003.1g D4.1
    D5
    D6
    D6.3
    D6.4
    D6.5
    D6.6
    02May94
    07Oct94
    22Mar95
    19Dec95
    02Jul96
    07Oct96
    12May97
    02May94
    12Oct94
    30Mar95
    11Dec95
    20Jun96
    30Sep96
    23May97
    1003.1i D1 30Nov94 01Dec94
    1003.1j D5 28Mar96 19Feb96
    1003.2b D10
    D11
    01Aug94
    06Jul95
    01Aug94
    07Jun95
    1003.2d D12.2
    D12.3
    15Mar94
    30Sep94
    15Mar94
    12Oct94
    1003.5b D3
    D4
    D5
    D6
    21Oct94
    06Apr95
    23Jun95
    05Mar96
    31Nov94
    ?
    07Jun95
    29Feb96
    1003.5c D2
    D3
    14Apr97
    14Nov97
    10Mar97
    09Oct97
    1003.18 D10
    D11
    D13
    10Feb94
    22Oct94
    11Nov96
    18Feb94
    31Oct94
    07Oct96
    1003.21 V1.0 15Nov96 07Oct96
    1003.22 D5 03Nov94 04Nov94
    1238.1 D1
    D2
    06Jul94
    30Sep94
    07Jul94
    12Oct94
    1351 D4 15Jul94 15Jul94
    1387.2 D13
    D14
    D14a
    29Jun94
    12Jan95
    11Apr95
    30Jun94
    13Jan95
    ?
    1387.3 D6
    D8
    31Jan95
    27Nov95
    03Feb95-
    29Nov95
    1387.4 D8 09Dec94 20Dec94
    2003 D5
    D7
    14Nov94
    03May96
    01Oct96
    15Nov94
    01Apr96
    20Sep96
    2003.1b D4 12May95 ?
    2003.2 D9
    D10
    D11
    25May94
    06Jun95
    01Apr96
    26Apr94
    ?
    01Apr96


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    Appendix A: Historical Cross-Reference: Old POSIX Project Numbers to New [18 Apr 1997]

    This section provides a cross-reference from some of the old project numbers for POSIX numbers prior to project renumbering in 1994. While many of the project numbers remain the same, many changed. The intent of this table is to help remove the confusion that might arise. Consequently, there is no intent to keep all the latest projects on the list. The status of those can be found elsewhere in the report. This section merely provides some historical continuity.

    Old New Title
    1003.0 1003.0 Guide to POSIX OSE
    1003.1 1003.1 System Interface
    1003.1a 1003.1a System Interface Extensions
    1003.2 1003.2 Shell and Utilities
    1003.2a 1003.2a Shell and Utilities - Tools & User Port. Ext.
    1003.2b 1003.2b Additional Utilities
    1003.3 2003 Test Methods
    1003.3.1 2003.1 Test Methods for 1003.1
    1003.3.2 2003.2 Test Methods for 1003.2
    1003.4 1003.1b Realtime
    1003.4a 1003.1c Threads
    1003.4b 1003.1d Realtime Extensions
    1003.4c (deleted) Realtime LIS
    1003.4d 1003.1j Advanced Realtime Extensions
    1003.5   Ada binding to 1003.1
    1003.5a (deleted) Ada update
    1003.5d (deleted) ADA PII - Sockets
    1003.5e 1003.24 Ada binding: X Window Modular Toolkit
    1003.6 1003.1e/.2c Security
    1003.7 1387 System Administration
    1003.7 1387.1 System Administration Overview
    1003.7.1 1387.4 Print Admin
    1003.7.2 1387.2 Software Admin
    1003.7.3 1387.3 User/Group Acct Admin
    1003.8 1003.1f Transparent File Access
    1003.9 1003.9 Fortran binding to 1003.1
    1003.10 1003.10 Supercomputing profile
    1003.11 (deleted) Transaction Processing profile
    1003.12 1003.1g Protocol Independent Interfaces
    1003.13 1003.13 Realtime profile
    1003.14 1003.14 Multi-Processing profile
    1003.15 1003.2d Batch Processing
    1003.16 (deleted) 1003.1 LIS-C Binding
    1003.17 (see below) Directory Services
      1224.2 DS (X.500) API - LIS
      1326.2 DS (X.500) API - Test Methods for LIS
      1327.2 DS (X.500) API - C Binding
      1328.2 DS (X.500) API - Test Methods for C Binding
    1003.18 1003.18 POSIX Profile
    1003.19 (deleted) Fortran 90 binding for 1003.1
    1003.20 1003.5b Ada Realtime
    1003.21 1003.21 Realtime Distributed System Communication LIS
    1003.22 1003.22 Security Framework guide
    1003.22 1003.22 Security Framework guide
    1238 1351 & 1353 ACSE & Pres. Layer: LI (1351), C (1353)


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    Appendix B: ISO Document Cross-Reference [24 Oct 1995]

    IEEE 1003.0
    ISO/IEC 14252 (Technical Report)
    IEEE 1003.1
    ISO/IEC 9945-1
    IEEE 1003.1x
    ISO/IEC 9945-1 Amendments or Technical Corrigenda
    IEEE 1003.2
    ISO/IEC 9945-2
    IEEE 1003.2x
    ISO/IEC 9945-2 Amendments or Technical Corrigenda
    IEEE 1387-x
    ISO/IEC 15068-x
    IEEE 2003
    ISO/IEC 13210
    IEEE 2003.x
    ISO/IEC 14515-x


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    Appendix C: PASC - SC22/WG15 Document Synchronization Phases [April 1996]

    You can find an authoritative version of the synchronization plan on the web at http://www.dkuug.dk/JTC1/SC22/WG15/docs/sync.html.

    In practice, the WG15 US TAG automatically sends to WG15 for Review and Comment those drafts which enter a first ballot. The TAG normally also forwards to SC22 for CD/PDAM Registration and Ballot those drafts which have gotten the necessary 75% approval (or whose Chairs believe will get the necessary approval). These actions may be modified by requests from the working groups due to various special circumstances.


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    Appendix D: The Mechanics of Balloting [04 Dec 1995]

    The authoritative details for balloting are contained in the IEEE Standards Operations Manual.

    A truly excellent document that can greatly help those conducting ballots is the IEEE Standards Companion. This contains both descriptions of the process as well as very valuable insights gathered from past experience. Those wishing to conduct ballots would be very well advised to read this document thoroughly.

    I cannot stress enough that working groups need to obtain either paper or electronic copies of both these documents and become very familiar with them. Many of the questions you have about how the IEEE processes work are explained there in very plain language.

    I have included below a very brief summary of some relevant items. Readers are strongly urged to consult the IEEE publications referenced above.

    D.1: Mock Ballot

    There is no formal process for conducting a Mock Ballot. Such non-binding referenda are not conducted by the IEEE Standards Department. By definition, mock ballots are outside the scope of the IEEE balloting process. Those projects which wish to conduct a Mock Ballot might want to consider discussing the benefits and difficulties with others who have conducted mock ballots or with the Balloting Chair. The PASC-WG15 Synchronization Plan suggests that Mock Ballot drafts might well be distributed to WG15 for an initial look.

    D.2: Ballot

    D.2.1: Forming and Reforming Ballot Groups

    Ballot groups are formed by contacting Carol Buonfiglio at the IEEE. See the IEEE Standards Operations Manual, section 5.4.1.

    You should expect that forming a ballot group will take at least two months. The ballot group must be formed before ballot can begin.

    D.2.2: First Ballot

    Details on the process required for ballots can be found in the IEEE Standards Operations Manual, section 5.4.3.

    Carol Buonfiglio at the IEEE needs several items, as listed below:

    D.2.3: Recirculations

    Details on the process required for ballots and recirculations can be found in the IEEE Standards Operations Manual, section 5.4.3.

    In addition to all the things required for a first ballot, the IEEE process requires that recirculations also provide balloters with all copies of all unresolved negative comments and the names of those who made those comments.

    Recirculations are conducted due to proposed changes in the text of the draft previously circulated. The changes come from attempts to resolved objections from the ballot group. Ballot can be conducted by just circulating the proposed changes to previous draft. However, at its January 1997 meeting, the PASC SEC asked that the full text of the revised draft be forwarded to the IEEE in any case so that the IEEE will have a reference copy if needed. This allows the correct document text to be circulated to the ISO community when needed. This request does not require that projects which amend other documents generate merged text. Rather, the intent is that the full text associated with a draft for this project be generated.

    D.2.4: Reballots

    A reballot is handled in the same fashion as a first ballot, with the entire document open for comment by the balloters.

    D.3: Approval by the IEEE Standards Board

    After a project passes ballot, working group officials will be sent material by IEEE describing requirements for submitting the work to the IEEE Standards Board for approval. Please note that this step should be done after the document has also resolved all the comments from CD Ballot at ISO (yielding a DIS).

    D.4: Synchronization between ISO and IEEE

    See Appendix C: PASC - ISO/IEC JTC1/SC22/WG15 Document Synchronization Phases.