Re: [802.3BA] 802.3ba XR ad hoc next step concern
Geoff and Steve,
For customers wanting TP links further than 100 meters, I
thought we pointed them to ISO 11801 and TIA568B which recommend fiber :)) for
At 06:35 PM 8/25/2008 , Swanson, Steven E wrote:
What should we tell our customers who have
link lengths longer than 100m and want (or require) a standardized
We should tell them the same thing that we tell
our twisted pair customers.
That would be that their market is not
large enough to:
- Warrant a separate solution in the
- Burden the 100 meter solution with the extra costs
required to meet their needs
There is nothing terrible or onorous
about this. A line has to be drawn for all volume products. For passenger
automobiles, the standard is clearly 5 passengers. Does a car salesman have to
make excuses that the bulk of his product line only has a 5 passenger capacity?
Of course not. Do some car companies think they can make money with larger
vehicles? Of course.