RE: Issues concerning 10GbE speed standards
- To: Curt Berg <cberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: Issues concerning 10GbE speed standards
- From: Colin Mick--The Mick Group <ckm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 28 Jun 1999 16:24:26 -0700
- Cc: stds-802-3-hssg@xxxxxxxx
- In-Reply-To: <D0805D3B448BD211A7990008C7B18130171037@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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I am painfully aware of the Fast Ethernet history and that was why I made
At 04:08 PM 6/28/99 -0700, Curt Berg wrote:
>>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:
Colin K. Mick
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