said by Linklist: They're probably trying to regain relevance in some diabolical scheme to take part in the broadband stimulas. The Draft N Standard is the running joke of most standards organizations. I'm sure the chipset manufacturers will be glad to know they finally have the stamp of the IEEE. said by gate1975mlm:
WoW this took a long time to happen!
The IEEE standards committees have made themselves almost completely non-relevant. They take so long to do anything that the standards they vote on are almost old technology by the time they act.