Laurence F. Sheldon, Jr.
LarrySheldon at cox.net
Mon Jun 16 19:47:07 CDT 2008
I am seriously old school--"patch cords" for me conjure (in addition to
the modern views) 4-wire patches and coax patches (some of which were
To me far more important that color is tags, one on each end if it is
more that a foot long.
The tags should have a short (two or three word) description, the
authority for the patch (person's name or position, order number, or
trouble ticket number) and where the _other_ end of the patch is,
followed by where _this_ is. (For short cords "this" will cover both
Why "this end"? Make a mistake and pull the wrong one out of a mostly
clear jack-field sometime. Clarity will occur.
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