Request for contributions for Q.K/16 meeting in Beijing

OKUBO Sakae okubo at MXZ.MESH.NE.JP
Fri Apr 2 07:21:11 EST 2004

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>Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2004 12:33:02 +0200
>To: Sebestyen Istvan <istvan.sebestyen at>
>From: Patrick Luthi <patrick.luthi at>
>Subject: Re: WG: Meeting of Q.1
>Cc: "Q.1/16" <tsg16q1 at>
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>Dear Mr. Sebestyen,
>Thank you for your feedback and for sharing your interest in Q.1 
>matters! I am forwarding your message to the Q.1 e-mail reflector.
>Best regards,
>Patrick Luthi
>Rapporteur for Q.1/16
>At 11:54 04/02/2004 +0200, you wrote:
>>Dear Mr. Luthi,
>>Since it has been asked..
>>I regret to inform you, that I will not be able to participate in 
>>your Rapporteur's meeting. As you may know the IMTC Forum is just 
>>the following week in San Jose, and I will be very busy with the 
>>IMTC Board meeting and the Forum preparation.
>>Of course any suggested changes to the H.320 series of standards 
>>are very important to us. For these long time ago established, very 
>>stable standards any - even well justified - changes can be very 
>>critical to the installed base, and interworking is a top issue. 
>>Because of the importance, and certainly for us less urgency on the 
>>matter (as we deal with a stable technology) my personal preference 
>>would be to discuss this subject in the November 2004 SG16 meeting. 
>>Anyway whatever decision will be made, it is always the SG that 
>>makes the final decision, and we certainly reserve the right to 
>>intervene at that level in November if we feel so.
>>So, whether you convene a physical meeting, or do it it 
>>electronically over your reflector, or the ITU-T web conferencing 
>>facilities, I wish you good work and lot of progress. However, if 
>>it was done electronically, which would be my preference, we would 
>>like to participate.
>>Kind regards,
>>Istvan Sebestyen
>>-----Ursprungliche Nachricht-----
>>Von: OKUBO Sakae
>>Gesendet: Freitag, 2. April 2004 03:00
>>An: itu-sg16 at
>>Betreff: Re: Meeting of Q.1
>>*** forwarded to experts who are interested in Q.1 related works ***
>>At 19:14 +0200 04/04/01, Patrick Luthi wrote:
>>>Dear Mr. Sun,
>>>Thank you for your message and for sharing your plans to submit
>>>contributions to progress the work of Q.1.
>>>So far, your contributions are the first ones that have been offered
>>>for this upcoming meeting. I am waiting until April 7, as I said in
>>>my e-mail, to see how many contributions are coming, and how many
>>>different member organizations plan to send representatives.
>>>As you may already know, under the ITU-T rules, we must have a
>>>significant number of both contributions and member organizations
>>>wanting to attend in order to justify an interim experts meeting.
>>>The reason for this is to ensure that the result of such meeting
>>>represents a true consensus of interested ITU-T members.
>>>In the past, Q.1 has rarely held interim Rapporteur meetings
>>>(despite tentative plans at SG meetings) because of the absence of a
>>>substantial number of contributions; there were only 2 such meetings
>>>in the last 4 years and most of the work has been done during the SG
>>>meetings. If we do not meet in Beijing, the work of Q.1 will
>>>progress by e-mail correspondence, and you will have an opportunity
>>>to present your contributions both on the e-mail reflector (at any
>>>time of your choosing) and at the next meeting of Q.1 (at latest
>>>during the November meeting of SG16 in Geneva).
>>>I very much hope that there will be enough contributions and
>>>attendees to hold a meeting in Beijing. We will know by April 7. I
>>>was personally hoping to visit Beijing for the meeting.
>>>I will keep you and the other Q.1 experts informed about the result
>>>and the final decision as soon as possible after April 7.
>>>I am looking forward to collaborating with you and would like to
>>  >thank you for your continuing interest in Q.1 matters.
>>>Best regards,
>>>Patrick Luthi
>>>Rapporteur for Q.1/16

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