why haven't ethernet connectors changed?

Ross Harvey ross.harvey at appfolio.com
Thu Dec 20 19:15:41 UTC 2012

Do note that the 8P8C on the Raspberry Pi has integrated magnetics
that you can't see without an x-ray imager. The space is not as wasted
as some might think.

Nothing stops a mfr from using whatever they want and providing a
dongle, but now they need board space for the transformers.

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