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Re: #282: Recommend minimum sizes for protocol elements

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 06:35:21 +0000
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, httpbis Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5636.1308724521@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <FEEB46BC-14A2-4131-9309-584EA8813358@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham wri
tes:

>Again -- this is NOT recommending how large people should make cookies, 
>but recommending a floor for implementations to support, to improve 
>interop.

I agree, but the floor should not be set punishingly high to cater
for clueless people.

Standards should promote interoperability, not stupid behaviour.

Poul-Henning

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