job screening question

David Edelman dedelman at iname.com
Fri Jul 6 02:20:58 UTC 2012


On 7/6/12 12:50 AM, "Scott Weeks" <surfer at mauigateway.com> wrote:

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>--- bill at herrin.us wrote:
>From: William Herrin <bill at herrin.us>
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>> 5.      What is the reason for the 100m distance limit within an
>>ethernet collision domain?
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>What's an ethernet collision domain? Seriously, when was the last time
>you dealt with a half duplex ethernet?
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>Now if someone answered it that way, I'd definitely be
>interested while the HR person would just hang up...
>
>scott
>

Anyone who responds that way has at least a notion of collision detection
and propagation delay and might actually have a bit of experience in the
field, not bad things. Is the next question about exponential back off or
regeneration of preamble?

--Dave
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