On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 10:15:36 +0000
Niall O Broin <niall at linux.ie> wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 February 2004, chris.higgins at darach.ie (Chris Higgins)
>> >On Mon, 9 Feb 2004 17:24:35 +0000
> >Niall O Broin <niall at linux.ie> wrote:
>> >> If you're going to be pedantgic, at least be correct. All of these
> >> gadgets that I've seen are either single port, or have Ethernet
> >> switches, not hubs. I guess this is because an Ethernet switch
> >chipset> now costs about 2 shekels.
> >Ah feckity - you can't try and be an uber-pedant, and then qualify
> >it with "that I've seen"... That takes all the fun out of poking
> >you back.
>> Did your mammy never tell you to watch your back ?
>> >The Cisco SOHO 77H ADSL Router has a 4 port Ethernet hub.
>> See, that'd be Cisco. They're selling a product into the SOHO market
> so they think "Can't give them a switch, because then they won't buy
> one from us" so they go out and pay MORE for some old hub chipsets
> they found lying around.
Ah, let's ignore that this makes your uber-pedant attempt invalid
by making up some reason why this particular vendor's product
>> >Anyway, were you having a bad reading day or something ? What part of
> >"I presume you have ", did you interpret as "all ADSL routers have
> >only got 4 port hubs"
>> Were YOU having a bad reading day ? What did I say that looked like
> the above ?
Dodge the issue again - tsk tsk :-)
Let's put it back in perspective -
I said that ADSL hubs didn't exist, but that I presumed that
he was talking about an ADSL router with a built in hub.
You jumped on my pedant mode with some cutting abuse about
how adsl routers with built in hubs don't exist, and that
they were all switches.
I've provided evidence of adsl routers with hubs exist and
you now try run away with thinly veiled threats towards
Then you call me racist, and challenge the basics of
binary maths by trying to introduce the '2', '3' and
It's just not on. :-)
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