Re: [EFM] 100 Mbps Proposals
Is not 100BASE-T4 100Mbits/sec over 4, Cu pairs?
Behrooz Rezvani wrote:
> if there is a success in starting such an effort, I would very much to
> encourage you and other people to consider 100 mbps over 4 copper pairs for
> reach <xyz> meters. That has a lot more practical applications in MxU.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Roy Bynum" <rabynum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "Bruce Tolley" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2002 7:59 PM
> Subject: Re: [EFM] 100 Mbps Proposals
> > Bruce,
> > I am concerned about putting effort into developing a standard for
> > technology that already exists for a market that is current, not greatly
> > the future.
> > Thank you,
> > Roy Bynum
> > At 07:48 PM 2/13/2002 -0800, Bruce Tolley wrote:
> > >Colleagues:
> > >
> > >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
> > >
> > >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.
> > >
> > >Bruce