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RE: Worst design decisions?
> Actually, as awkward as those rubber hoods are, what I like > about them is that when you're pulling a disconnected patch > cable through a rat's nest of wires, they prevent the plastic > tab from being bent backward. True but there are also snagless connectors available where the release tab actually makes a V shape such as to not catch when you're pulling it through a cable raceway. They definitely do cost a few more $$ though. I believe the usual suspects... Panduit, AMP sell them. Luke > > On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, John Palmer wrote: > > > > > Thats to prevent it from being disconnected accidentally > > (or for any other reason :->) > > > > When I get my hands on one of those, I clip off the hood > > with a pair of manicure scissors. > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: "Gerald" <email@example.com> > > To: "Daryl G. Jurbala" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > Cc: "nanog list" <email@example.com> > > Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2003 10:16 > > Subject: RE: Worst design decisions? > > > > > > > > > > On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, Daryl G. Jurbala wrote: > > > > > > > * PCs with built in Ethernet that is so close to a lip on the > > > > case, with the release pointed down, that you need to use a > > > > screwdriver/knife/whatever to release the cable. > > > > > > ...and combine that with the RJ45 connecters that have a > rubber hood > > > over the release. Grrrrr! > > > > > > G > > > > > > > > > > > > > James Smallacombe PlantageNet, Inc. CEO and Janitor > firstname.lastname@example.org http://3.am ======================================================================== =