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

Christian Kuhtz ck at bellsouth.net
Tue Aug 4 02:38:12 UTC 1998

> On Mon, Aug 03, 1998 at 06:32:35PM -0400, Christian Kuhtz wrote:
> > Why not just make ATM variable cell size altogether?
> Try designing switching hardware with bound delays and delay jitter and
> you will understand. Implement large-scale switching hardware with
> Gigabytes of high-speed memory for buffering and keep costs low.

Guys, the above was a tongue in cheek remark. :) 


Christian Kuhtz, BellSouth Corp., Sr. Network Architect  <ck at bellsouth.net>
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