Talk:IEEE 802.1ag

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I started with this article, since it had a link 802.1ag,on the requested articles page. That article 802.1ag, which really isn't any particular IEEE standard. 802.1 governs networking in general, while 802.11 is wireless networking standards. The a and g suffixes are sub-standards which govern a set of frequency and methods. This article just isn't clean, and needs organized, or possibly just deleted, due to the lack of detail in the title.

The general subject[edit]

What does OAM stand for? If something is being formalized, doesn't that imply that it isn't finished, and therefore "This allows" should be changed to "This will allow..."? I know that "LAN" stands for "Local Area Network", but what's an 802.1 bridge, and can a phrase of few words be inserted to help identify it? (The opening sentence appeared to be incomplete. I assume that's intentional, leading into the list, so I've change the punctuation to reflect that.) Which OAM is the one indicated here? Does the O stand for Oracle? Object? In "Per Service/VLAN OAM", how does that slash work? Are there three different subjects being discussed here, one about "service layer," one about "per service," and one about ethernet? Unfree (talk) 19:41, 13 December 2008 (UTC)