Implementors Guide not normative?
plong at IPDIALOG.COM
Wed Oct 10 12:54:49 EDT 2001
Or we could just maintain the status quo by all agreeing with a wink ;-)
that IGs _are_ normative regardless of what Resolution 1 says.
From: Terry L Anderson [mailto:tla at lucent.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 10:11 AM
To: Paul Long
Cc: ITU-SG16 at mailbag.cps.INTEL.COM
Subject: Re: Implementors Guide not normative?
Recommendation A.3 is no longer in affect (status: withdrawn) but Resolution
1 of the
new Study Period WTSA-2000,
Resolution 1 Rules of procedure of the ITU Telecommunication
has similar definitions (with a little less detail of process).
9.7 Correction of defects
When a study group identifies the need for implementors to be made aware of
(e.g. typographical errors, editorial errors, ambiguities, omissions or
inconsistencies and technical errors) in a Recommendation, one mechanism
that may be
employed is an Implementors' Guide. This Guide is an historical document
identified defects and their status of correction, from their identification
resolution, and would be issued in the study group's COM series of
Implementors' Guides shall be approved by the study group and made available
It is still clear that IGs simply record to correction process and are not
I agree with Paul that we need to issue a Corrigendum or a new version with
corrections before they become normative. We should do this as quickly as
possible, which I believe is to prepare something for which "consent" can be
at SG16 in Feb 2002 and then approved by AAP a few weeks later. It seems to
large number of changes accumulated to date suggest that a V2 would be alot
use (I believe a Corrigendum would still be published as differences).
should then have a strategy of issuing Corrigenda periodically for V2 rather
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