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RE: Response to SC6 N11216


Is it appropriate to send an 802 statement as the Chairman of the SC6 group?
It would give the wrong weight to the letter.

I would advise that the letter would be sent by Geoff.


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> From: 	Jim Carlo[]
> Sent: 	Tuesday, November 30, 1999 06:44
> To: 	IEEE802
> Cc: 	Robin Tasker
> Subject: 	Response to SC6 N11216
> <<File: 802-R11216.PDF>>
> After various feedback from Geoff Thompson,Tony Jeffree, Roy Bynum, and
> Herb
> Bertine (Chair of ITU-T, SG7), I plan to send the following attached file
> (content also in text at bottom of message) as a response to SC6 N11216,
> which is actually a request from the ITU for information on the Draft
> Recommendation on Ethernet Frame over SDH/WDM, which is TD3151/Rev.1.
> Jim Carlo( Cellular:1-214-693-1776 Voice&Fax:1-214-853-5274
> TI Fellow, Networking Standards at Texas Instruments
> Chair, ISO/IEC JTC1/SC6 Telecom and Info Exchange Between Systems
> Chair, IEEE802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee
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> Subject: Response to SC06 N 11216 (Comments on draft Recommendation on
> Ethernet Frame over SDH/WDM)
> Reference: 	SC06 N 11216 Liaison Statement Request
> 		Q.10/7 TD 3155/Rev1 Liaison Statement Request
> 		Q.10/7 TD 3151/Rev1 Draft Recommendation
> At the IEEE 802 Plenary Meeting (8Nov99 - 12Nov99) the draft document
> TD3155/Rev.1 was considered as an item but no technical response could be
> prepared. The details that are asked for are somewhat outside the current
> experience base of 802.3 voting membership. The 802.3 Working Group is
> composed of experts in the CSMA/CD Access Method and devices (MACs) built
> up
> on that base as well as experts in building physical layers that provide
> coding and transmission interfaces between the MAC and LAN physical media
> (twisted pair and fiber).
> As part of the new work proposal now before the IEEE-SA Standards Board on
> 10Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.3 is building up its technical expertise in
> SONET,SDH, and related wide-area transport mechanisms.  I hope that we can
> be in a better position to respond to communication requests on this topic
> in the future.
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