RE: WAN PHY name
I agree. Using the word SONET in any part of the WAN-PHY name will confuse
the market. As you point out the WAN-PHY is not SONET compliant, can not be
tested as SONET, and therefore should not use the term SONET.
At 06:12 PM 4/3/00 -0400, Gary Nicholl wrote:
>I agree with Jay.
>I'm still having a difficult time with an interface that has SONET in it's
name, is based on SONET framing but that you can't test using a standard
SONET test-set. I think this will only lead to confusion.
>The first thing that someone will do is connect it to a SONET test-set and
find that it fails all the jitter and clocking specifications.
>contains SONET in the name
>At 03:24 AM 4/3/00 , jay.hoge@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>To repeat my earlier comment, I think that any mention of SONET is likly to
>>lead to confusion.
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