From: John Allen (john.allen at domain orbiscom.com)
Date: Tue 29 Feb 2000 - 08:01:19 GMT
"Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin)" wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > And Eircom don't know whether to say
> > "Drop ADSL", "Drop it far from exchanges", "Drop it in places that have
> > nickel/copper wires" or "Provide the infrastructure, and do something like
> > the 'We don't support anything faster than 9600 baud anyway' thing they do
> > at the moment.
> Yes, but IIRC a V.90 connection is still at 9600 baud, regardless of how
> many bps you're getting - the baud rate stays the same. For a time (long ago
> now children) baud and bps were synonomous, nowadays the bps is (was)
> increasing, but the baud rate remains the same.
Surely its impossible for the baud rate to be lower than the bps rate?
If baud is a measure of the number of signal changes per second,
how is it possible to send a bit without changing the signal,
whether FM, or AM?
> <Flashback to second year networking module>
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