Interpretations

Answering questions that may arise related to the meaning of portions of an IEEE standard concerning specific applications.

IEEE Standards Interpretations for IEEE Std 802.3™, 1998 Edition

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This is an interpretation of IEEE Std 802.3, 1998 Edition.

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19 April 2002

Interpretation #1-03/01 PDF
Topic: Acknowledge bit Relevant Clauses: 28.2.1.2.4 Classification: Unambiguous

Interpretation #1b-03/01 PDF
Topic: Acknowledge bit Relevant Clauses: 28.2.1.2.4 Classification: Defect

Interpretation # 1c-03/01 PDF
Topic: Auto-Negotiation Link Partner Ability and Next Page Register Relevant Clauses: 28.2.1.2.4 Classification: Unambiguous

Interpretation #1d-03/01 PDF
Topic: Auto-Negotiation Link Partner Ability and Next Page Register Relevant Clauses: 28.2.1.2.4 Classification: Defect

Interpretation #2-03/01 PDF
Topic: Auto-Negotiation Registers 6 and 8 Relevant Clauses: 28 and 32 Classification: Defect

Interpretation #2-07/02 (Aperiodic operation of MDC) PDF
Topic: Aperiodic operation of MDC Relevant Clause: 22.2.2.11 Classification: Unambiguous