RE: [10GBASE-T] Proposed modification to PAR scope
I support the
change. The current scope is too wide open with respect to the type of PHY being
defined. Almost anything, e.g. a 100 MHz PHY for coaxial cable, would fit
within "to add a copper Physical Layer (PHY) specification." Tweaking the text
to make the intended direction more clear is very appropriate. If there is a
specific point in Howard's suggestion that you feel is too limiting, then
suggest an alternative.
I do not support this change. I think
the PAR and objectives already make it perfectly clear that we are only
defining a PHY.
At 08:58 AM 9/24/2003 -0700, Booth,
Howard Frazier has proposed the following modification to the scope
of the 10GBASE-T PAR to help narrow the focus and prevent the interpretation
that the Study Group is planning to make modifications to the MAC, and to
make sure the Study Group is focused on the horizontal structured copper
Specify a Physical Layer (PHY) for operation at 10
horizontal structured copper cabling, using the existing
Media Access Controller, and
with extensions to the appropriate
physical layer management
parameters, of IEEE Std 802.3.
Is there any
feedback on this proposed modification?
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