Re: [EFM] 100 Mbps Proposals
I am concerned about putting effort into developing a standard for
technology that already exists for a market that is current, not greatly in
At 07:48 PM 2/13/2002 -0800, Bruce Tolley wrote:
>Those of you who are also on the 802.3 reflector saw that there is call
>for interest on the agenda of the March meeting in St Louis to discuss
>starting a 100 Mbps dual fiber SM fiber project outside of 802.3ah task force.
>While I have not yet decided where I stand on 100 Mbps solutions for EFM,
>I wanted to communicate that I think this call for interest is premature,
>I would strongly encourage the proponents of 100 Mbps on SM fiber to
>converge on one strong proposal for the March IEEE 802.3ah meeting.
>We are already facing the challenge of perhaps too many EFM PHYs. To
>specify an additional PHY for EFM outside of the 802.3ah TF only makes
>life more difficult.