29 Nov '12, 4pm

Small correction on my EETimes interview about Ethernet's unsung heroes - - I DO NOT SMOKE AND NEVER HAVE.

Although Metcalfe said it, I'm afraid the point gets lost in translation, almost always. What survived of Ethernet are really only two things: the name itself, and the format of the basic frame. That's it! In fact, there are more fancy IEEE variants of that basic frame now, still using the Ethernetr name. Ethernet borrowed from other concepts, to keep itself viable. As speed increased, Ethernet dropped the shared bus medium and CSMA/CD protocol and adopted the rapid frame switching and full duplex links of ATM. (CSMA/CD is still there, but if used at all, it's only for a short point-to-point hop between one host and one switch port. Hardly what it was designed for!) For the really fast interfaces, it adopted the optical transceivers of SONET. And as Metcalfe said, it stayed strictly at layer 1 and 2, letting Internet Protocol (IP) take care of global routing between local ...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4402356/Metcalfe-...

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