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Re: Strategies for standardizing mistakes

From: David-Sarah Hopwood <david-sarah@jacaranda.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 04:00:40 +0100
Message-ID: <4AD3ED58.8030600@jacaranda.org>
To: public-script-coord@w3.org
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> I think the disconnect you're seeing is this: some weigh the costs of
> optional behavior as greater than the hypothetical benefit of someday
> removing a "bad" feature.  Bad features don't really harm anything but
> our sense of taste.

Bad features hurt security. (I find it somewhat incredible that the effect
of bad features on sceurity, and that effect as a motivation for actively
removing them, has hardly been mentioned in this thread.)

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Received on Tuesday, 13 October 2009 07:22:49 UTC

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