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I-D ACTION:draft-damle-optical-channel-concatenation-00.txt



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	Title		: Optical Channel Concatenation -- Need and Requirements
	Author(s)	: R. Damle et al.
	Filename	: draft-damle-optical-channel-concatenation-00.txt
	Pages		: 6
	Date		: 26-Jun-01
	
This contribution identifies the need and requirements for 
concatenating optical channels to create multiple high bandwidth 
payload channels. To maximize the benefits of standardization, the 
concatenation methodolgy should be independant of framing protocols 
e.g., SONET, GFP, OCh etc.) as well as payload types (e.g., Packet,  
Cell, Byte Stream).

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