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Re: Result of CIF2 vote

Dear COMCIFS: I cannot support Ralf's suggestion immediately.  I
anticipate issues based on previous discussions in the DDLm group, and
will address them in that forum.

Happy New Year

On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 11:53 PM, Herbert J. Bernstein
<yaya@bernstein-plus-sons.com> wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
>   We might save some time if the other voting members of COMCIFS
> were to express there views on Ralf's suggestion for the
> wording change for change 7 immediately.  I support it.  If
> a majority of COMCIFS support it right now, we are in a much less
> ambiguous position than if it is a minority position, and
> can try to make very real progress on coding before Madrid,
>   Regards,
>     Herbert
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> On Fri, 31 Dec 2010, James Hester wrote:
>> Dear COMCIFS members and advisers:
>> At the end of the 6-week voting period, the CIF2 draft has been
>> approved 4 votes in favour, one against and one abstention.
>> While we can choose to ignore the points raised by Ralf in his
>> dissenting vote, I think it would be worthwhile revisiting eliding in
>> triple-quoted strings.  Such a discussion is best handled in the DDLm
>> group, so if this aspect of the standard interests any of you who are
>> not currently enrolled in the DDLm-group, I suggest that you contact
>> Brian MacMahon to be subscribed.
>> I believe the DDLm group will be able to find a solution.  If we are
>> unable to agree, then the standard as currently approved will be the
>> final version.  If we do find a solution, then an amendment to Change
>> 7 will once again be presented to this forum for a final vote.  I
>> would hope that we can produce an amendment by the end of January at
>> the latest.
>> James Hester.
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