Re: SUO: on SUO and other projects
> Thank you for your candor regarding my employer.
> I'd just like to say, to you and others with similar feelings, I
> respect your opinions, as I hope you respect my choice of employment.
Certainly. I hope I've made clear that this is only a personal decision
on my part and does not reflect any judgment about you or anyone else in
any branch of the military, either civilian or enlisted.
> But I do think we can all work together on a generic SUO.
> I'd also like to explain that while I work for the US Army, I
> work on SUO as an individual, on my own time. My office has never granted
> me work time to serve as chair of SUO. I don't represent my employer in
> my role as SUO Chair.
> As Chair, I will work to keep SUO generic and certainly not
> dominated by any given group. Besides, IEEE rules require a balanced
> balloting group, so there's no chance a document dominated by one group
> could ever even go to the balloting stage, let alone pass.
Thanks for this clarification. It's good to hear you state your
intentions clearly in this way.
Murray Altheim http://kmi.open.ac.uk/people/murray/
Knowledge Media Institute
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