North American Network Operators Group|
Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical
Re: Worst design decisions?
Without a question: PS/2 style keyboard and mouse connectors. Impossible to tell from each other, or the right way up without eyeballs directly on them. A real PITA when trying to reach behind a desk or rack. The console port is a close second, though... On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, David Barak wrote: > > > --- Matt <email@example.com> wrote: > > I've got a couple others in my head from 3Com and a > > couple of others, > > but I thought I'd get the ball rolling. So, what do > > you think? > > > > Personally my issues are console-cable related: is > there a benefit to the HUGE variety of console pinouts > used by the various hardware vendors? Just look at > vendor C as an example (I can think of four types > immediately) - not only are the types of console port > not standardized, but process for determining the > location of the port clearly involved the reading of > entrails... > > -David Barak > -Fully RFC 1925 Compliant- > > __________________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > Yahoo! SiteBuilder - Free, easy-to-use web site design software > http://sitebuilder.yahoo.com > James Smallacombe PlantageNet, Inc. CEO and Janitor firstname.lastname@example.org http://3.am =========================================================================