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Re: A few lessons I have learned (June, '03)

From: Vijay Saraswat <saraswat@cse.psu.edu>
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2003 09:23:37 -0400
Message-ID: <3EE1E759.8080905@cse.psu.edu>
To: danny666@virgilio.it
Cc: Frank Manola <fmanola@mitre.org>, "Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org>, www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Danny Ayers wrote:

>Someone, somewhere expressed Roger's suggestion more generally with
>something like "be strict with what you produce and liberal with what you
>consume". Although it sounds intuitively appealing, there does seem to be
>evidence (around RSS) that overall drift towards laxness can be a result.
>But as Frank says, you simply might not have the choice of strict in/strict
In IETF circles this is called Postel's Law.

Be liberal in what you accept, and conservative in what you send.


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