RE: [EFM] EFM Requirements
I believe that you misunderstood me, see below:
At 11:18 AM 8/20/01 -0700, Faye Ly wrote:
But I thought we (EFM) are not
dealing with OAM&P issues as to
'plug and play ONUs'? Where the demark point is, seems to me, is
crucial to the plug and play ONUs.
A fully plug and play ONU
actually involves more than just demark point but also
the application that will deal with:
2. PC installation software
3. Diagnostic software such as ping or traceroute
I am not sure this is something
we need to talk about at this forum but I do agree
with you that 'no truck roll' is essential to the deployment of the EFM
But I also agree with Geoff that where the demark point is probably is
besides the point.
I do not think that location of the demarcation point is beside the
I do think that who owns the physical box that encompasses the
demarcation point is beside the point.
I do think that whether the physical box that encompasses the demarcation
point is purchased from the exchange carrier or via the retail channel is
beside the point