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RE: [EFM] RE: Discussion of higher layers

I was refering to the processing of MAC frames, not their generation.

-----Original Message-----
From: John Pickens [mailto:jpickens@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 11:02 AM
Subject: Re: [EFM] RE: Discussion of higher layers

>MAC & higher level processing of traffic is properly the remit of 802.1,
>IETF, etc.

Actually MAC (Media Access Control) is the province of 802.3.  The upper 
layers (like 802.1D) expect to see a MAC sublayer service interface for 
each type of 802 MAC.