RE: Issues concerning 10GbE speed standards
- To: "'Colin Mick--The Mick Group'" <ckm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: Issues concerning 10GbE speed standards
- From: Curt Berg <cberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 28 Jun 1999 16:08:47 -0700
- Cc: stds-802-3-hssg@xxxxxxxx
- Sender: owner-stds-802-3-hssg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>I think multiuple competing solutions and a "let the market decide" is a
>sure recipe for disaster.
Just to refresh your mind:
It was not that long ago since VG-Anylan was competing with 100Base-TX,
and TX, T2 and T4 were competing physical standard.
Personally I don't consider that a disaster in the market place!
If you don't give freedom to people to design what they believe they
need in their market segment, I'm convinced standardization will
So I would prefer one 10GMII, and have several competing physical
implementation. Then you will really see who follows the KISS principal.
>It guarantees inoperable solutions and promotes market confusion.
>Making decisions among competing techincal solutions is a tough but
>necessary part of the standards process.
>At 01:42 PM 6/28/99 -0700, BRIAN_LEMOFF@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: