Re: Unified PMD vs. Unified PHY
We realize SLP is a new proposal and requires a more thorough presentation.
Rest assured that we will bring a full proposal that addresses the concerns
that you have aired to the May meeting.
In the meantime, if you have further criteria and comments, please direct
them directly to me and/or Kameran, in addition to the reflector, as I
can't guarantee that I will read the 100 messages/day on the reflector.
Rich Taborek wrote:
> A few minor corrections:
> Hari was introduced by Mr. Howard Frazier in July in Montreal as the Serial 10
> GMII. It's been around a while.
> There is no SLP proposal that addresses multi-lane operation that I'm aware of.
> You'd better hurry up with that one.
> Best Regards,
> "Truman, Thomas E (Tom)" wrote:
> > Jonathan,
> > My reading of the timeline presented in the January 2000 intro
> > (http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/802/3/10G_study/public/jan00/intro_0100.pdf)
> > indicates that July 2000 marks the acceptance of the last new
> > proposal, and I'm compelled to push back on your statement
> > that brainstorming work is "OVER".
> > Looking back over the archives, it was at the November meeting
> > that HARI was introduced, and in January 64b/66b was added. Both
> > the UniPHY and SLPs proposal were introduced in March.
> > Clearly a large set of the 802.3ae members are still brainstorming,
> > and should continue to thrash out the merits of these proposals until
> > the July vote. There is a lot of work to be done in the meantime and
> > we'll need the full 3.5 months.
> > Regards,
> > Tom Truman
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jonathan Thatcher [mailto:Jonathan.Thatcher@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2000 12:41 PM
> > To: HSSG
> > Subject: RE: Unified PMD vs. Unified PHY
> > (... deleted ...)
> > Now that the brainstorming phase of the work IS OVER, all of us
> > need to do
> > some soul searching. We have had a year to position our various
> > proposals
> > (... deleted ...)
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