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The 6TiSCH WG held 2 meetings, a 3-hour plugfest followed by a 2-hour WG meeting.

The plugfest was held on March 6 2014, 0900-1200 GMT, and chaired by Xavi Vilajosana. It was attended by 32 people, including Bob Heile (Chairman Emeritus and Chief Technologist ZigBee Alliance, chair IEEE802.15) and Pat Kinney (vice-chair IEEE802.15, chair of ISA100), and featured three complementary angles: interoperation, demonstration and tools. The group shared on sniffing tooling, and provided implementation feedback on the 6TiSCH minimal configuration draft, which is a chartered item at 6TiSCH. We demonstrated open-source (OpenWSN) implementations of 6TiSCH running on multiple types of hardware, as well as a port to the RIOT OS. We also demonstrated a multilink subnet with a classical Ethernet backbone that federates LLNs based on the proxy ND operations as described in the 6TiSCH architecture.

Information about the plugfest, as well as the presented slides, are at

The WG meeting was held on March 6 2014, 1300-1500 GMT, and chaired by Pascal Thubert and Thomas Watteyne. Since the WG is fairly new (this is its 2nd meeting) the chairs gave a quick recap on the 6TiSCH charter and milestones. The following drafts were presented:

A rough consensus for adoption as WG document for draft-wang-6tisch-6top-interface was reached at the meeting; a call for adoption was subsequently started on the Mailing List.
Security discussions lead by Michael Richardson occupied an overall half hour of the meeting. Michael reported a summary of the Design Team work for the 6TiSCH architectures, and heated discussions followed.
Xavi Vilajosana reported on the plugfest, and had each participant give a 3min presentation of the material presented and the lessons learnt.

Detailed minutes about the WG meeting, as well as the presented slides, are at