Correction_Re: XAUI, SFF connectors
Roger pointed out to me a typo which I have corrected below. I meant to say
" decrease" not "increase" time to market
> > Roy:
> > I do not see what all the commotion is about.
> > It seems that we learned during the IEEE 802.3z effort that there was a
> > need to define additional electrical interfaces that had hitherto been
> > outside the scope of 802.3. We also learned how to leverage expertise
> > (people) , products, and technology from the ANSI and FC industry.
> > While folks on the reflector and in the HSSG and TF have had legitimate
> > technical criticisms of various aspects and incarnations of HARI, to
> > such a standard interface within 802.3ae. just seems good business sense
> > that serves everyone in the value chain from chipset vendors, to systems
> > vendors, to customers Such defined interfaces lower everyone's costs,
> > decrease time to market, lower barriers to entry. With competition and
> > Ethernet, there is always competition, customers win too.
> > Yours
> > Bruce