Do the Standards go far enough?
Current position and focus of Standards versus what we now know regarding component matching.
For some time now we have had ratified standards throughout the world relating to generic, or structured cabling. We have seen progress from the initial Category 3 cable and connectors, to Category 4 albeit very briefly, to Category 5 where we are today. We have also seen a shift of emphasis from component specifications to link and channel specifications which is somewhat more meaningful to the end user. In more recent times we have seen many drafts of Cat. 5, or Cat...