[LINK] Fibre versus copper: ease of repair.

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Sun Sep 12 20:06:09 EST 2010


On 12/09/2010 5:42 PM, Crispin Harris wrote:
> Hi David,
>
>> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 11:38 AM, David Boxall<
> david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au>  wrote:
>> This assertion has been made on ozpolitic:
>>> When a cable with a large number of copper pairs is broken they
>>> are simply buzzed out with a multimeter&  joined used a telephone
>>> link for communication from the other end.
>>> It's a lot harder to locate the right optic fiber&  join it compared to
> copper.
>>
> ...
Thanks Crispin, just the sort of information I need. It's amazing how 
people extrapolate from their own (in)experience, then cling to their 
mistakes.

OK, so Dunning-Kruger is well known. I shouldn't be surprised.

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