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RE: [EFM] EFM Requirements


for those of us unaware of docsis, could you perhaps highlight the key areas that make it especially attractive?



-----Original Message-----
From: Fletcher E Kittredge [mailto:fkittred@xxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2001 7:45 PM
To: bob.barrett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Geoff Thompson; Sherman Ackley; stds-802-3-efm
Subject: Re: [EFM] EFM Requirements 

On Tue, 14 Aug 2001 21:21:20 +0100  "Bob Barrett" wrote:
> The reason that the cable modem market 'works' is that the cable modem is a
> well defined demarcation point.
> The EFM copper modem must be as 'user proof' as a cable modem.

DOCSIS; it is a good standard.  If it were me, I would make my EFM
modem be as much like a DOCSIS cable modem as possible.