Draft 802.11g Specification

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by pnz999, Jan 11, 2003.

  1. pnz999 macrumors member

    Nov 6, 2002
    I was looking at the spec. of Airport Extreme. and its say "AirPort Extreme is compliant with the current draft version of the 802.11g specification from the IEEE"? BTW, Linksys is also selling a draft 802.11g spec products too!

    what the heck, is a draft version? is not "final" yet?
  2. pnz999 thread starter macrumors member

    Nov 6, 2002
    according to Broadband House mag (http://www.bbhmag.com/content/qa1.html)

    Guess, Apple might provide a firmware upgrade when 802.11g becames a standard? what do you think? or wait till 802.11g is finish.
  3. sparkleytone macrumors 68020


    Oct 28, 2001
    Greensboro, NC
    nothing better to push a standard to certification than major companies putting out products.
  4. MacBandit macrumors 604


    Aug 9, 2002
    Springfield, OR (Home of the Simpsons)
    That is how many formats/designs become a standard and completed. Look at Mpeg4. From what I know even now Mpeg4 standard hasn't been completely agreed upon but Apple and others are using it.
  5. MrMacMan macrumors 604


    Jul 4, 2001
    1 Block away from NYC.
    Speaking about Standards, why will apple *Never* adopt Divx?

    I swear (I'm a jew it don't matter) if Divx Doctor crashes one more time decoding this... errrrr.

    Anyway apple moves forward in technologyies that people will probably not jump fore, its a bonus for getting an apple, just not the more important factors. :(

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