Re: Unified PMD vs. Unified PHY
You are probably correct. I would not think it would be necessary to use the
WAN/LAN compatible PHY for a >25m link. There is talk of doing a copper
10GbE that would be able to do 25m. I would probably use that.
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From: Ariel Hendel <Ariel.Hendel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, March 27, 2000 7:24 PM
Subject: Re: Unified PMD vs. Unified PHY
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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