Q:Why router with ATM interface comes out earlier than pure SONET interface?

Michael Dillon michael at memra.com
Mon Aug 3 23:12:24 UTC 1998

On Mon, 3 Aug 1998, Tony Li wrote:

> Increasing the cell size lowers the efficiency further.
> 53 is an ATM architectural constant.  Change it, and it's no longer ATM.
> Change it, and you're no longer interoperable.

If the cell size was 1505 or larger would it still be lower efficiency
than 53 bytes? Sooner or later they'll probably try to come up with ATMng
won't they?

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