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I think we can start with the two speeds in mind as we do further research, but I'm pretty convinced we need to narrow it down to one speed as soon as possible. I've floated a draft motion to Jonathan and I'll be posting it on the "speed" reflector for general comments.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: pbottorf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:pbottorf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, July 01, 1999 3:43 PM
> To: Thirion, Walt; stds-802-3-hssg@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: 9.584640 Gbps
> Do you think a speed objective for supporting either 9.584640
> or 10.000
> Gbps would be acceptable provided the speed was coupled to a
> distance or PHY. This way we would not have both speed on any
> PHY. This type of motion would, for instance allow a 10.0 on
> 100m and 550m
> PHYs while using 9.584640 on 2 km, 10km, and 40 km PHYs.
> Any thoughts?
> Paul A. Bottorff, Director Switching Architecture
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