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Re: Unified PMD vs. Unified PHY

> From: "Roy Bynum" <rabynum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <rtaborek@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "Jonathan Thatcher" <jonathan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: "Paul Bottroff" <paul_bottorff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "David Martin" <dwmartin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "P802.3ae 
Task Force Reflector" <stds-802-3-hssg@xxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Unified PMD vs. Unified PHY
> Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2000 20:05:26 -0600
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> Rich,
> ...  (Personally, I also think that Fibre Channel
> is a very good technology.  I just don't want to build a large extended,
> long distance, LAN infrastructure using it.)
> Thank you,
> Roy Bynum


If we apply duality to your statement we get:

"Personally, I also think that SONET is a very good technology.  I just
don't want to build a SMALL, SHORT distance, LAN infrastructure using

It appears to me that this dual statement is as reasonable as yours, and
it might be what Rich (Taborek) was saying. 

Why spend a sunny Sunday questioning the credentials or experience of
TF members that share his views?

Ariel Hendel
Sun Microsystems