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Subject: Re: manufactures codes for ethernet
From: Marco S Hyman <marc @ dumbcat . sf . ca . us>
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 1994 22:07:49 -0800
To: Tom Fitzgerald <fitz @ wang . com>
Cc: firewalls @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: Your message of "Wed, 02 Feb 1994 20:21:18 EST." <199402030121 . AA03953 @ elf . wang . com>

Tom Fitzgerald writes:
 > Actually, this isn't the best one for ethertype values (though it is the
 > best source, by definition, for most other numeric magic numbers).  A
 > better source for ethertypes is
 > The IEEE doesn't publish its official list, so public lists have to be
 > compiled from observation.

I don't believe this statement is true any more.  The IEEE does publish a
list but only includes those vendors it has recieved permission to disclose.
I saw a copy within the last three months -- damn if I can remember where.
Call the IEEE and ask.

// marc

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