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From: John C Klensin <klensin@jck.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 17:47:37 -0500
To: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
cc: discuss@apps.ietf.org
Message-ID: <9925872.1006364857@localhost>

--On Wednesday, 21 November, 2001 13:40 -0800 Eliot Lear
<lear@cisco.com> wrote:

> I'm a little concerned that the cat is out of the bag, and
> that we are now running up against documenting existing
> practice (even if it is a bad practice).  I quite agree that
> people should avoid using TFTP (and there's really no reason
> not to).

I don't have much objection to documenting some widely-used
existing practice, if only to to explain why it is undesirable/
implies risks.   But I don't think we should _standardize_
risky/ problematic practices.

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