From: Sean Conner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Bunny XXXXXXXX <XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX>
Subject: Re: The cable
Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2006 05:35:27 -0500 (EST)
It was thus said that the Great Bunny XXXXXXXX once stated:
Nice save on that cable. Very intuitive. Most of us
would have looked for zebras. I recently changed out an
outdoor light fixture (see attached), and when it didn't
work, I almost didn't think to try a new lightbulb …
Helps to have a $5,000 network analyzer that can be used to test
cables (even tell how long they are!).
Bunny and I (and yes, Bunny is her real name) have been exchanging emails
about the network cable I recrimped. She seemed impressed that I would
admit to making such a mistake, but hey, as mistakes go, it beats adding an
drive to your primary business computer without turning it off (a mistake an
old boss of mine did).
So I figured she might get a kick out of what a $5,000 network analyzer
looks like. And I think it can do more than just measure the continuity and
length of network cables, but darned if I've used it for more than that.
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