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Re: Re (2): Linux hub



In <380-2201091623840406@netptc.net>, owens@netptc.net wrote:
>>---- Original Message ----
>>From: bss@iguanasuicide.net
>>>In <380-22010905162433906@netptc.net>, owens@netptc.net wrote:
>>>>>---- Original Message ----
>>>>>From: peasthope@shaw.ca
>>>>>>From:	"PT M." <pentie@gmail.com>
>>>>>>Quoting from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_switch,
>>>>>>"Switches may operate at one or more OSI layers, including
>>>>>>physical,
>>>>>>data link, network, or transport (i.e., end-to-end)."
>>>>
>>>>Lots of terminology confusion.  It used to be hubs were at level 1,
>>>>switches at level 2, routers at level 3 and gateways above level 3.
>>>>Larry
>>>
>>>TL;DR: That's an over-simplification or a case of nostalgia.
>
>I'm not disagreeing with you in practice but many years ago these
>WERE the definitions the ITU and ISO dealt with.

I love to see an actual ISO or ITU document that provides a normative 
definition of the any of those terms.  Since you are claiming such a document 
exists, perhaps you could provide a URL, ISBN, or other reference?
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