The technical details aren't so important now, as isosynchronous Ethernet is obsolete, but the idea of interleaving voice and data on a common wire was, for it led to the development of the first commercially useful VoIP product, the Internet PhoneJACK.
Also if they were omnicognisant they would realise that at the very least some kind of interleaving rather than moving forward as a Spartan phalanx admittedly with tuting rather than point spear death then the whole thing would work so much better.
"The effects of design techniques such as interleaving, write buffering and prioritized handling are comprehensively analyzed using a prototype implementation."
Paul Epstein gave a presentation a compositional technique called "interleaving" which he uses extensively and to excellent effect-after his presentation I assured him that I would be stealing the idea from him.
It was a quaint little park with lofty trees, green grass and walkways interleaving around a fountain and park benches.
Plus, to but it bluntly, I am quite often capable of being a bit of a tannin freak, and I love the interleaving of strength and subtlety these tannins exhibit.